Dr. Anwar Haq's educational background includes MSc, PhD in Molecular Biology and an MBA. Dr Haq's over thirteen years of multidisciplinary experience in multinationals and academia has involved technical marketing, strategic business planning, managing major research projects and performing academic/medical research.
Currently Dr Haq is serving one of the largest research institutes, the Snyder Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary (http://www.iii.ucalgary.ca). As an Executive Director, he provides strategic direction and facilitation to senior leadership on key strategic and tactical initiatives related to the Institute. Besides performing day-to-day operations Dr Haq provides a full spectrum support services to all the members of the Institute. He also sits on the Executive Council, Infrastructure and Finance Committees and the Strategic Advisory Board for the Institute.
Dr Haq is an avid supporter and educator of the Technology Transfer AND Project Management in Bio-Medical Research. For that, Dr Haq has also been organizing and delivering courses like, Fundamentals of Bio-business, Value Based Research and Project Management for science and business students.
Dr Haq is a member of Canadian Association for Management Consultants (CAMC), and National Business Incubation Association, USA (NBIA). Through NBIA, he has recently completed his certification in Incubator Management. With a special interest in strategy analysis, its building execution, turn-around tactics, IP evaluation and technology commercialization he also runs a management consulting company ‘BioShelf'.
As a proud and active member of the Senate, University of Calgary Dr Haq is also member of the Faculty of Science Council, Community Engagement, and Fund Development Committees. Dr Haq is married to Rukhsana Anwar and both have two teen age sons Aneeq and Tamour and a four year old daughter Alisha.