Kelly (Richard) MacWilliams, MSc, MBA
Technology Transfer and Industry Liaison Officer

Kelly joins Synapse from Innovation PEI, where she managed strategic business attraction and prospecting activities aimed at business development of Prince Edward Island's bioscience sector.  This role involved working closely with all stakeholders within the bioscience community on PEI - including private industry, academia, government, and industry associations.

Prior to this, Kelly worked as a laboratory technician in various academic, government, and industry labs - focusing primarily on molecular biology techniques and assay development. Kelly received her MSc in Pharmacology from Dalhousie University before going on to complete her executive MBA in Biotechnology Management from the University of Prince Edward Island.

Kelly can be reached at: or 902-620-5115