ONC Staff Profile
Director, Corporate Services, Executive
Daniela manages the Corporate Services division (Corporate Services, Communications, and Learning & Community Engagement), providing oversight over ONC’s strategic human resources management, ONC’s national and international profile and brand recognition, and the community users of the facility. Daniela is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of ONC’s strategic and operational plans; formulates the policy and planning frameworks and related organizational management processes and practices; oversees ONC’s risk management; and is the primary liaison on behalf of ONC with the University of Victoria’s General Counsel in the negotiation and administration of contracts and agreements.
Prior to joining ONC, Daniela helped develop site assessment and long-term monitoring approaches for contaminated sites in remote and arctic locations and at military sites and conducted large-scale environmental field work. She has worked extensively with government departments, scientists, Indigenous Communities and contractors on solving complex contaminated site challenges and has been actively engaged in her local community. Daniela holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Victoria and an undergraduate degree in Chemistry (Diplom-Ingenieur) from the Technical University Darmstadt in Germany. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada.