Our Team

WORLDiscoveries is the Business Development arm of London’s extensive research network and the bridge between local invention and global industry.

  • Identifying, protecting and promoting promising discoveries and technologies generated at Western, Robarts & Lawson;
  • Guiding and assisting inventors in exercising value-added technology development strategy and exploring commercialization funding opportunities;
  • Negotiating and closing licensing deals with industrial partners committed to developing Western, Robarts & Lawson inventions.

Business Development Team

Sarah Brooks

Senior Business Development Manager

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Tristan Harrison

Business Development Manager

+1.519.661.2111 x84594

Kirk Brown

Senior Business Development Manager

519-685-8500 X 89096

Colin Macaulay

Business Development Manager

+1.519.661.2111 x89095

 Support and Communications Team

Thurman Sawyer

Agreements Advisor


Tyler Lougheed

Patent and Market Analyst


Nadine Weedmark

Manager, IP & Administration


Maria Varon

Manager, Digital Marketing

+1 519-661-3863

Florence Lourdes

Administrative Officer

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Rebecca Gould

Program Specialist

+1.519.661.2111 x84733

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