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Ottawa Real Estate Forum
Wednesday, October 2, 2024
Shaw Centre, Ottawa

Kim Ryel
Business Development Strategist Consultant at Healthcare


Kim Ryel has over fifteen years of experience in business development within the life sciences industry. Kim has been the Senior Strategist for the life sciences sector at Invest Ottawa for a number of years. Prior to his tenure at Invest Ottawa, Kim held the position of Manager for the Life Sciences Team at Global Affairs Canada since April 2015, and was the Business Advisor for the medical devices and digital health sectors for more than seven years within the same group. Kim joined the Federal government as a technology analyst for Health Canada, where he oversaw the nanotechnology and technology intelligence portfolios for several years.

Before joining the Federal government, Kim has worked as an aeronautics engineer for CAE Inc., and has a R&D photonics engineer for JDS Uniphase.

Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in physics engineering from École Polytechnique of Montréal, and earned a master’s degree in applied science with a specialization in photonics from the same institution. Kim also holds a master’s degree in business administrative with a focus on high technology from the University of Ottawa, and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Agenda Sessions

  • Session B1 - Alternative Assets and the Way Forward in Ottawa: How is the market attracting Life and Health Sciences, Tech and More?