Dr. Ray D. Block, PhD, CPA, CGA
Dr. Ray Block, PhD, CPA, CGA, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in December, 2019.
Dr. Block joined NAIT’s Executive Team as Vice-President Administration and Chief Financial Officer in April 2011 following more than two decades of leadership and management experience in a variety of sectors in Alberta, including post-secondary education, health care and financial services. Prior to joining NAIT, Dr. Block served as Vice-President Finance and Administration at Athabasca University. He previously held senior positions at the University of Alberta (Augustana Campus), Alberta Mental Health Board, and other public and private sector organizations.
Dr. Block holds a PhD in Public Health Sciences, a Master of Agriculture in Economics and a Bachelor of Commerce all from the University of Alberta. In addition, he has published articles in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, the Health Care Management Forum and Psychiatry Services from the United States. He is also a Chartered Professional Accountant.