Sean McKay holds the position of Executive Director of the Composites Innovation Centre Manitoba Inc., Director External Relations for the Canadian Composites Manufacturing R&D Inc. and sits on the Board of the Life Science Association of Manitoba.
His involvement with the Composites Innovation Centre has been since its inception in 2003. This not for profit corporation supports and stimulates economic growth through innovative research, development and application of composite materials and technologies for manufacturing industries focusing on the aerospace, ground transportation, civil infrastructure and biomaterials industry sectors. He assisted in establishing the Canadian Composites Manufacturing R&D Inc. in 2010 which is responsible for coordinating precompetitive collaborative projects related to development of composite manufacturing technologies that has involvement of several national and international aerospace companies. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in developing and commercializing composite materials related technologies with over 30 years in the industry. He has operated his own consulting company and has held positions in several companies including Boeing and British Aerospace.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Salford University, England and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba.