ONC Staff Profile
Executive Director, Observatory Operations, Executive
A graduate of Royal Military College in Kingston with a BEng Electrical, Adrian Round, OMM, MSc had a full career in the Canadian Navy. Over his 26 years in uniform, he served in a number of sea-going and shore command appointments including the Commanding Officer of HMCS ALGONQUIN and the Base Commander of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt.
In 2002, Adrian retired from the Canadian Forces and in March 2003 joined the VENUS Project as the Project Manager. For 9 years he led the design, construction and operation of the VENUS Coastal Network, an ocean observatory using fibre optic cables in the waters around Victoria. In January 2013 he assumed his current role as Director, Observatory Operations for ONC.