Jacquelyn Thayer Scott, O.C., Ph.D., LL.D.(Hons.), Dipl. (Hons.) is Professor of Organization
Management and Public Administration at the University College of Cape Breton in Sydney, Nova
Scotia, an institution that she served as its president and vice-chancellor for nearly ten years. She
serves on several public and private sector governing boards, and is Deputy Chair of the Prime

Minister’s Advisory Council on Science and Technology for Canada.