Emma MacEntee

Senior Manager, Administration and Operations


Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies



Geographic Location

Vancouver, BC

Emma joined the Peter Wall Institute in 2010 and is responsible for providing strategic and operational planning to the Institute, for providing direction and supervision to Institute staff and for the leadership and oversight of the Institute’s programs. Emma also manages the Wall Scholars Program.

Emma holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from UBC. Prior to joining PWIAS she was a research librarian with the Provincial Health Services Authority and BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital.

Emma has extensive experience at UBC, and most notably, was Administrator at the launch of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, and a Research Administrator at the UBC Department of Family Practice. Emma also worked at the UBC Office of Information Technology for several years on the development of strategic initiatives, and where she spearheaded the development of an IT communications plan for the university.