Jesse Hayes

Jesse Hayes, Network Project Assistant

Jesse Hayes is the Research Finance Officer for the Research & Innovation division. Working on all things financial for the division, alongside the Manager of Finance Operations & Compliance, Jesse will also be supporting the networks (Greenhouse Technology Network and the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation), ensuring continuity and continued excellence.

Jesse initially joined Research & Innovation in November 2022 as the Network Project Assistant with the Greenhouse Technology Network. In that role, Jesse supported both network teams, concentrating most of her time on the reporting and administrative responsibilities of GTN. She also supported the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI) during reporting periods and at times, helped with onboarding of new network members. 

Jesse has worked in the consulting industry for the past 10 years, managing small-scale projects, providing quality management administration, and compiling technical reports within the construction aggregate industry. A Niagara resident, Jesse holds an Honours BSc from Brock University, as well as a Business Administration diploma from McMaster University.