Astronaut candidate's profile
The candidates participating in the astronaut selection process all have unique journeys and outstanding qualities and skills. You can read their remarkable profiles here.
Where were you born?
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Where do you currently live?
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Bachelor's, science – Cape Breton University
- Bachelor's, mechanical engineering – Dalhousie University
- Master's, applied science – University of Toronto's Institute for Aerospace Studies
What is your current job?
Chief Operating Officer, Sinclair Interplanetary - Designing and building communications and attitude determination & control hardware for spacecraft.
Why do you want to become an astronaut?
I sought to become an astronaut because it is a career in which I believe I would excel. The challenging technical, problem-solving nature of the work combined with the opportunities for education and public outreach are what excite me the most.
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