Gillian Harris

Portrait photo of Gillian Harris

Gillian Harris

Director, Administration and Operations
Recipient of the 2023 UBC President’s Service Award for Excellence

Contact Details

AERL 426
2202 Main Mall
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4



– Works with the Director on overall administrative running of the Institute

– Responsible for the management and organization of the operational activities of the Institute

– Co-ordinates and manage staff recruitment

– Responsible for hiring of all post-doc, research assistants and visitors to the Institute

– Manages the budget for the Institute recommending allocation for funding to the Director

– Responsible for the administrative process of appointment, promotion and tenure for faculty members

Gillian received the 2023 President’s Service Award for Excellence, the top award for UBC staff and a well-deserved recognition of her years of providing outstanding guidance to IRES’s people, research initiatives and events.