College Principals

The Rt. Hon Kim Campbell, Founding Principal

Founding Principal of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College since 2014, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, PC, CC, OBC, QC, served as Canada’s 19th prime minister in 1993. Canada’s first and only female prime minister, she also held cabinet portfolios as minister of state for Indian Affairs and Northern Development, minister of justice and attorney general, and minister of National Defence and minister of Veterans’ Affairs. She was the first woman to hold the justice and defence portfolios, as well as being the first woman to be defence minister of a NATO country. After her tenure as prime minister, Campbell was a fellow at the Institute of Politics (Spring 1994) and the Joan Shorenstein Center for the Study of Press and Politics (1994-1995) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She served as the Canadian consul general in Los Angeles (1996-2000). In 2001, Kim Campbell became one of the inaugural fellows of the Centre for Public Leadership at Harvard University’s J. F. Kennedy School of Government. Ms. Campbell is a founding member of the Club of Madrid, an organization of former heads of government and state who work to promote democratic values. She served as its secretary general (2004-2006), acting president (2002), vice-president (2003-2004), and on its board of directors (2007-2011). Kim Campbell is a member and chair emerita of the Council of Women World Leaders (1999-2003), and is a member of the International Women's Forum, a global organization of women of significant and diverse achievement.

Email: kim.campbell@ualberta.ca

Assistant: Diana Hrynchuk | Email: diana.hrynchuk@ualberta.ca | Phone: 780-248-1305

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Martin Ferguson-Pell, Vice-Principal

Dr. Ferguson-Pell is a biomedical engineer and credentialed clinical scientist. He has dedicated his academic career to the study of secondary complications of physical disability and studying underlying causes to reduce their incidence. In addition to his research activities, Dr. Ferguson-Pell has held a number of administrative leadership roles at the University of Alberta, including serving as the Dean of the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (2007 – 2012), and Acting Provost and Vice President Academic (2012 - 2014). While serving as the Senior Advisor to the President (2014), he played a key role in the development and launch of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College where he now provides support and guidance as the Vice-Principal. On July 1st, 2015, he assumed the role of Vice-Principal of the Peter Lougheed College and Vice-Provost Strategic Initiatives.

Email: martin.ferguson-pell@ualberta.ca | Phone: 780-492-4383
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