Alan Davis

President and Vice-Chancellor
Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Alan Davis was appointed president and vice-chancellor of Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in September 2012. He previously held leadership positions at institutions in the U.S. and Canada. He is a published playwright, a distinguished member of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education and a board member of Canada’s Collaboration for Online Higher Education Research and BCNet.

SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Fern Gabriel of the Kwantlen First Nation for her tireless work in sustaining the language and culture of her people.
RECOMMENDED READING: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson.
BEST HABIT: Early riser.