Our Team

Laurie Anderson

Executive Director

Dr. Laurie Anderson is the Executive Director of Simon Fraser University's Vancouver campus. Laurie is also an Adjunct professor in the Faculty of Education, an Associate at SFU's Centre for Dialogue, and the co-developer of SFU's popular Masters in Contemplative Inquiry and Approaches to Education. Before coming to SFU, Laurie spent 30 years in the public education system, as a teacher, principal, Director of Curriculum, Associate Superintendent and Interim Superintendent of Schools for the Vancouver Board of Education. Laurie is a three-time alumnus of SFU, completing his BEd, MA and PhD at the university.

Laurie works with his colleagues to make the Vancouver campus a welcoming, inclusive and engaging place to learn, teach, and connect.