Fernanda Whitaker
DIRECTOR, PARTNERSHIPS

Fernanda Whitaker

Previously working for the Federal Government in Global Affairs, Fernanda has experience developing and delivering export promotion programs and working with federal and provincial trade agents. She utilizes this expertise at Innovate BC to connect big business and government to homegrown innovation. 

Over the years, Fernanda has provided advice and sector expertise to small and medium-sized ICT companies on their market expansion plans, connecting them with qualified international contacts for R&D, commercialization or sourcing of technologyScience or knowledge put into practical use to solve problems or invent useful tools.  

Fernanda holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Business Administration in Internet Technologies from University of São Paulo.