Stephen Quick became Vice-President, Business Development, at Ingenium, and Executive Director of the Ingenium Foundation, in May 2018. Leading a team of more than twenty employees, he is responsible for increasing earned income and sponsorship revenues for Ingenium.
Immediately before rejoining Ingenium, Stephen was Director General of the Canadian War Museum and Vice-President of the Canadian Museum of History. Previously at Ingenium he held the positions of Director General, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and Vice-President, Conservation and Collection.
In addition to his experience in national museums, Stephen has a strong record of achievement in Canada’s wider cultural sector, having held senior management positions in several publishing houses and within the Department of Canadian Heritage. Stephen currently serves as President of the International Association of Transport and Communications Museums based in Dresden, Germany.
Stephen has a keen understanding of the importance of external partnerships; he uses it to amplify the capacities of the three Ingenium museums and of its Foundation in order to more successfully showcase Canada's rich cultural heritage and to assist Canadians – especially youth – in developing a greater appreciation of this country’s past and of its future potential.