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DR. REGIS DUFFY - Chairman

  • Formerly Dean of Science and Chairman of the Chemistry Department, University of Prince Edward Island

  • Founded Diagnostic Chemicals Limited in 1970

  • Awarded Atlantic Canada's Innovator of the Year, 1986

  • Atlantic Canada's Entrepreneur of the Year - Manufacturing, 1994

  • Appointed Member of the Order of Canada, 1995

  • Inducted into Junior Achievement PEI Business Hall of Fame, 1998

  • Chair Emeritus, University of Prince Edward Island, 2007

  • Recipient, PEI Region Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Award, 2008

  • Founder and former Chair of BioVectra Inc.

  • Past Chair of PEI BioAlliance Inc.

  • Board Member of Halibut PEI Inc.

  • Past Chair and Board Member of ViTRAK Systems Inc.

RON KEEFE - President

  • B.B.A. degree from University of Prince Edward Island

  • LL.B. and MBA degrees from Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Partner with the Atlantic Canada law firm, Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales

  • Past President of the United Way of PEI, currently serves on the campaign cabinet

  • Past Director and Board Chair of Maritime Electric Company Limited, a subsidiary of Fortis Inc.

  • President of Communities 13, Inc., a non-profit organization

  • Past Director of the Bank of Canada

  • Past Board Chair of Atlantic Provinces Economic Council

  • Board Chair of Halibut PEI Inc.

  • Board Chair of Synapse Applied Research and Industry Services (Synapse)

  • Board Member and Past Chair of PEI BioAlliance Inc.

  • Board Chair of ViTRAK Systems Inc.

  • Board Chair of Island Advance Advisory Committee

  • Board Member of BIOTECanada

  • Member of UPEI Board of Governors

  • Former Chief Executive Officer of BioVectra Inc.


  • B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering (1976) from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL; B.S. degree in Business Administration (1991) from Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL

  • In 1975, joined G.D. Searle, Inc. in Skokie, IL as Chief Chemical Operator; in 1985, NutraSweet Division in Deerfield, IL as Operations Manager, and was appointed Manager, New Business in 1992

  • Joined BioVectra in 1995 as Engineering & Biochemical Operations Manager and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer & Vice President, Business Development in 1998

  • Former President of BioVectra Inc.


  • B.B.A. degree from Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia in 1982; C.A. designation from the P.E.I. Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1984

  • Joined BioVectra in 1993 as Manager of Corporate Systems

  • Responsible for corporate finance, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs

  • Former Chief Financial Officer of BioVectra Inc.

LOIS WOOLDRIDGE - Executive Administrator

  • Joined Duffy BioScience in 2012

  • Over 35 years of experience in office management and bookkeeping

  • Professional background in executive administration, communications, marketing, human resources, website development and graphic design

  • Awarded the Valerie Taylor Spirit Award in 2012

  • Executive Administrator for BioVectra Inc. and the Duffy Group of companies

  • Certification in Systems Administration and Applications

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