Quinn Mathiesen Newcomb is a proud North Shore resident with over 20 years of experience in corporate governance, strategy management, human resources, communications, policy analysis, stakeholder relations, and community engagement.
Currently, Quinn is the CEO of the British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA), the voice of dentistry in BC, advocating on behalf of over 4,000 members to promote oral health for all British Columbians. Quinn has a broad range of professional experience working with all levels of government, diverse industries, and leading initiatives in complex regulatory environments. Quinn has a passion for driving strategic change, creating inclusive workplaces, and building multisectoral partnerships to support innovative solutions now and into the future.
Prior to joining the BCDA, Quinn was Vice President, Corporate Development with Genome BC, an independent non-profit that manages a portfolio of $1.3 billion and is a catalyst for genomics research and innovation to advance life sciences and solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.
Quinn holds a BA (Hons) degree in International Political Economy from the University of Victoria and an MA degree in International Affairs from the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. He holds designations as a Communication Management Professional and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources, and certificates in Strategic Leadership from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and in Executive Finance from Harvard Business School.
In his spare time, Quinn enjoys skiing, biking, traveling, playing tennis, gardening, spending time with his husband and dog, and is actively involved in several non-profit organizations dedicated to building communities and providing support for vulnerable people.
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