Vancouver Premier College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andy Igonor as AVP Academic.
Dr. Igonor holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from Bristol Business School (UK) and Master of Science in Information Science from the University of Ibadan, (NI). Andy also holds several IT-related industry certifications including CISM, CRISC, CDPSE and CPHIMS. Dr. Igonor has extensive post-secondary education leadership experience and significant industry experience gained through his IT, higher education and business consulting practices in Canada and United States.
Previously, Dr. Igonor has served as Professor and Dean, Ross College of Business and Chair, Computer and Information Sciences and Co-Executive Director for the Center of Public Safety and Cybersecurity Education at Franklin University. Andy has also served as Academic Program Director and Associate Dean of Cloud and Information Technology, College of Information Technology at Western Governors University, and, was the inaugural Academic Chair of the Bachelor of Business Administration Program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Dr. Igonor’s areas of practical expertise include: accreditation, compliance; program review and performance evaluation; design and implementation of cloud/technology solutions; business-aligned cybersecurity risk management programs; privacy management; impact assessments; project leadership; data analytics; curriculum design; research/reporting; and post-secondary policy analysis. Dr. Igonor has written and published several papers in peer-reviewed journals in business, information technology and cybersecurity and has co-authored four books including the textbook “Managing Risk in Information Systems” (3rd Edition) published in 2022.