David Lizius has joined the Board of Directors of Halifax-based QRA Corp. as an independent member.

Lizius is an accomplished high-tech industry veteran with experience leading both business and technical design teams across the space, defence, and biotechnology sectors. His career began at Marconi Space Systems (now part of Airbus) and later AEA Technology plc, leading design teams to develop complex space systems including electric propulsion, electromagnetic design software, and the first lithium ion battery to power an orbiting spacecraft.

Lizius recently led Cambridge, Ont.-based COM DEV Canada as President and delivered headline programs including an instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope and the optical payload for the Sapphire Space Situational Awareness Mission.

Read the full news release on QRA’s website