Jennifer Doyle took office as Vice-President, Finance and Administration on March 1, 2021. Her term will end on June 30, 2026.
Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, Jennifer Doyle served from 2017-2021 as Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-Principal (IT Services) at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where she was responsible for strengthening student success and research impact through the delivery of evolving digital technologies and services. She also served as Chair of the Ontario University Council of Chief Information Officers (2019-2021) and she is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization.
Jennifer held other significant leadership roles within the Department of National Defence (DND) and while serving as a Signals Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, where she has developed a wealth of knowledge of the dynamics of large, complex, decentralized organizations with significant and rapidly evolving digital needs. She has also served on international deployments to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Afghanistan.
Jennifer holds a Master of Public Administration from Royal Military College (RMC), a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Université Laval, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from RMC, and is a graduate of the Joint Command and Staff Programme at Canadian Forces College, Toronto.
The Vice-President, Finance and Administration oversees the management of the University’s human resources, financial resources, information technology and facilities, as well as campus planning, security and parking Risk Management and Occupational Health and Safety.