April 29, 2015 - Vancouver, BC - The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has named Rufina Kyung Eun Park as the Paul Reynolds Post-Graduate Research Fellow for 2015-16. Paul Reynolds passed away on April 2, 2015. He was the President and CEO of Canaccord Genuity Group. His father John Reynolds, Senior Strategic Advisor with McMillan LLP, has served on APF Canada's Board of Directors since 2006.
Rufina Kyung Eun Park is from Vancouver, and received her B.A. (Hons.) in International Relations and Asia Pacific Studies (with high distinction) from Trinity College, University of Toronto. She is currently completing her Ed.M in International Education Policy at Harvard University.
The Post-Graduate Research Fellowship program is funded through the proceeds of an endowment established by the Government of Canada. It was created to help fulfill APF Canada's commitment to fostering the next generation of Canadian researchers and analysts.
About the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada:
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is a not-for-profit organization focused on Canada's relations with Asia. Our mission is to be Canada's catalyst for engagement with Asia and Asia’s bridge to Canada.
A leader in research and analysis on Canada-Asia relations for over 30 years, APF Canada partners with government, business leaders, academics, and opinion makers in Canada and across the Asia Pacific region to offer clear, specific, and actionable policy advice.
Established by an Act of Parliament in 1984, APF Canada's thematic priorities include: promoting trade, investment, and innovation; mobilizing energy assets; building skills and competencies; and, understanding Asia now.
Visit APF Canada at www.asiapacific.ca