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Vice President (Administration) Brian JessopBrian Jessop, P.Eng. CPM.
Vice-President (Administration)

Brian Jessop joined the Mount in November 2007 as Director of Facilities Management, and was appointed Vice-President (Administration) in 2009.

Before coming to the Mount, Brian worked for 10 years with Bell Aliant, heading up its Real Estate Services Division for Atlantic Canada and Northeastern US. He received the Lieutenant Governor’s Recognition for leading an Architecture Design Team in 2000. An experienced engineer and administrator, Brian held several operational positions during his 15 years with the QEII Health Sciences Centre finishing up as the Director of Engineering with the commissioning of the New Halifax Infirmary.
 
He has been involved in a number of Property and Engineering Associations and has his Certified Property Management (CPM) through the Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC). Brian continues his commitment to ‘life long learning’ through the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman School of Management.  Brian has served on the Board of the Atlantic Chapter of REIC; as well as, the Canadian Universities Reciprocal Insurance Exchange Board of Directors and on the Board of YMCA of Greater Halifax and Dartmouth. Brian volunteers through the Canadian Blood Services and the Mount’s United Way Campaign.

At the Mount, Brian provides strategic leadership to the University’s administrative support services; Finance and Administration, Information Technology and Services, Human Resources and Facilities Management. He is also tasked with building innovative partnerships with government, corporations and community leaders to advance the University’s strategic plan and enhance campus development.