News release

City of Mississauga Announces New Life Sciences Business Consultant

Business and innovation | November 3, 2015

The City of Mississauga welcomes Andrea Mulder in the new role as Life Sciences Business Consultant in the Economic Development Office (EDO).

Reporting to the Manager of Sector Development and Economic Partnerships, Bonnie Brown, Mulder will provide leadership and support in developing and implementing initiatives that will achieve and advance Mississauga’s Life Sciences sector growth and innovation.

“The Economic Development Office is thrilled to have Andrea take on this new position that was developed to expand our growing life sciences sector,” said Susan Amring, Director of Economic Development. “This new position is a much needed, dedicated resource to help develop strategies to identify sector trends, investment opportunities and create activities that support the sector.”

This new position was developed in support of the City’s Economic Development Master Plan that outlines the importance of creating additional resources to support one of Mississauga’s largest industry sectors. This position will help foster Mississauga’s life sciences sector by creating an environment that connects firms to each other to encourage industry discussions, build and grow local supply chains and create opportunities for continued innovation and collaboration.

The commencement of Mulder’s new role is in perfect alignment with the start of National Biotech Week (October 30 – November 6) where she will be participating in several life sciences events and initiatives.


Andrea Mulder, BPHE, EMBA
Prior to joining the City of Mississauga, Mulder held several senior leadership positions in the Life Sciences industry, including National Sales Manager CNS/Neuroscience at UCB Canada Inc., Senior Marketing Manager, Allergy and Immunology, King Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. (a Pfizer Company), Group Product Manager, new products, vaccines, CNS at GlaxoSmithKline, Senior Marketing Manager at Roche Canada and Group Product Manager: Women’s Health and Urology at Pharmacia and Upjohn (a Pfizer Company). Mulder also holds an Executive Master of Business Administration – Global Leadership (Honours) from the University of Fredericton and a Bachelor of Physical Health and Education – Health Sciences from the University of Toronto.

Mulder can be reached through the City’s Economic Development Office.  See below for contact information.

Andrea Mulder, BPHE, EMBA
Life Sciences Business Consultant
Economic Development Office
905-615-3200 ext. 4066

Media Contact:
Carley Smith
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 4203
TTY: 905-896-5151