Board of Advisors

C. Mark Angelo (0T3) is the President & CEO of LMC Healthcare, Canada’s largest specialist care provider in diabetes & endocrinology. Prior to LMC, Mark served as a senior executive at Hospital for Special Surgery, an academic medical centre based in New York City. Throughout his career, Mark has looked for ways to combine his love of engineering, healthcare and social enterprise to create a positive impact in the community.


John Bianchini (8T5) began his career at Hatch in 1985 and in 1997 he was appointed Associate, then Director – Non Ferrous in 1999. He was elected to the Hatch Board of Directors in 2003 and as President and CEO in 2012.


Elaine Campbell (8T0), now retired, was President of AstraZeneca Canada Inc., part of AstraZeneca PLC, one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies. She returned to Canada in January 2012 after 16 years of living and working in the United States. She has more than 25 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.


Professor Michael Charles completed a ten-year term as Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and an eight-year term as Dean, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto. He served on the Board of the Ontario Laser and Lightwave Research Centre, one of the original Ontario Centres of Excellence. As Dean Emeritus he held the endowed Michael E. Charles Chair in Chemical Engineering for a three-year term. Michael is now the President-Elect of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.


E.B. (Ted) Cross (5T7) was the Director of the Technology Transfer and Licensing Office of the University of Waterloo from 1982 through 1996. Prior to joining the University of Waterloo, he spent 25 years in the Canadian chemical industry, completing his industrial career as President and General Manager of Chinook Chemicals Company. He co-founded Chinook and in 1966, built the first Canadian methylamines. Ted now runs his own consulting company, E.B. Cross & Company.


Constantine E. Karayannopoulos (8T3, MASc 8T8) is Chair of Neo Performance Materials. Prior to this, he served as Chair of Molycorp, President and CEO of Neo Material Technologies Inc. and as COO and Executive VP of AMR Technologies Inc.


Raju Konduru (PhD 0T2) is a Director at Procter & Gamble’s Grooming business unit with global responsibility for Quality Assurance across P&G’s Gillette, Venus and Braun brands. Raju started with P&G at Toronto, and has held multiple technology leadership roles in R&D across P&G’s global Innovation centres in Bangalore, Beijing, Frankfurt and Boston.


Marianna Libertucci (MASc 9T2) is the Analytics & Insights Canada Lead at Procter & Gamble for the Feminine Hygiene business – helping to build confidence in girls & women with Always and Tampax brands. She started at P&G in Toronto, 27 years ago, and has had the pleasure of working across categories and functions (R&D, Product Supply, Marketing, Analytics & Insights). She met her husband Sandro, also a Chem Eng alumni, while they were both in graduate school at UofT. Her two daughters, Erica and Alexa, are also pursuing their passion for science academically.


Jeanette Southwood (8T6, MASc 8T8) is an award-winning engineer and Vice-President, Strategy and Partnerships at Engineers Canada. Before joining Engineers Canada in November 2015, she managed the Urban Development & Infrastructure and Global Sustainable Cities teams at Golder Associates, a firm of more than 8,000 employees around the world.


Bill Troost (6T7) is President and CEO of Peel Plastic Products Limited. Bill’s international company utilizes plastics chemistry and engineering design to produce consumer packaging. His company also generously supports the education of young engineers through the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering’s Leaders of Tomorrow program.


David Beckman (MASc 8T1) is CEO of Zeton Inc. Since forming the company shortly after graduating, David and his team have grown the firm to be the world’s leading designer and fabricator of pilot and demonstration plants specializing in the oil, gas and energy sectors. Zeton has been recognized with the Bentley Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Process Manufacturing for the design of a modular gas-to-liquids commercial demonstration plant for multinational energy giant Petrobras in Brazil.


Daryl Wilson (8T2) has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Hydrogenics Corporation of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. since December 2006. Daryl served as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, Engineering and Development Divisions of Royal Group, Inc. (formerly known as Royal Group Technologies Ltd) since November 2, 2005. Daryl is Chair of the department’s Board of Advisors.