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Insights and Innovations: Jesse Unke

Monday, June 24, 2024
UBC MEL MHLP Insights and Innovation Event

Engage and Inspire with Insights and Innovations Fireside Chat

Join us for an enriching and thought-provoking session at the Insights and Innovations Fireside Chat on Monday, June 24.

This exclusive event will feature Justin Bull in conversation with Jesse Unke, providing a platform for dynamic discussions and networking opportunities.

Introducing Jesse Unke

Jesse Unke is an accomplished engineering and construction executive known for his leadership rooted in emotional intelligence and a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. With expertise in strategic planning, finance, and project management, Jesse excels at setting and achieving business goals in alignment with organizational strategy.

Unke is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (RMP) and holds multiple other professional designations, including P.Eng., LEED AP, and CCIP.

Jesse’s leadership is characterized by his ability to develop and empower high-performing teams, foster a healthy and inclusive work environment, and drive innovation in sustainable design and construction.

He is actively involved in the engineering community, having held various leadership positions and received numerous accolades, including the 40 under 40 in Canadian Construction and Engineers Canada’s 30 by 30 EDI Champion.

This in-person event will bring together students and professionals from the MEL and MHLP programs, as well as any faculty, staff, or students within the Faculty of Applied Science.

It’s a prime opportunity to connect with forward-thinking individuals who are shaping the future of engineering and health leadership.


  • Date: June 24th
  • Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Location: Kaiser 2020/2030, UBC Campus


  • 1:15-1:30 PM: Doors Open
  • 1:30-2:30 PM: Fireside chat with Justin Bull and Jesse Unke
  • 2:30-2:55 PM: Q&A session
  • 2:55-3:00 PM: Closing remarks

This event is an excellent opportunity to explore innovative ideas and expand your professional network within a focused and engaging environment.

Register today

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to engage with leaders and innovators. Register now to secure your spot at this exclusive event at UBC.

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