Executive Director (interim)

Tim Lougheed

Based in Ontario, Canada, Tim Lougheed began his career with the Sault Star and the Windsor Star, subsequently working as a science writer for Queen’s University in Kingston. He has been a freelance science, technology, and medicine writer since 1991, producing articles that have appeared in Canadian GeographicUniversity AffairsCanadian Medical Association JournalNew Scientist,EnsiaNautilusEnvironmental Health Perspectives, among others, as well as Canadian Chemical News, which he has edited for the past four years. Lougheed has also been a member of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association for more than 30 years, serving three terms as its president, most notably during the challenging constitution transition that transformed this organization into the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada in 2016. He has also been involved with the World Federation of Science Journalists for the past two decades, initially as an organizer of the 2004 World Conference of Science Journalists in Montreal and for the past three years as the organization’s treasurer