Lorna Kropf

Assistant Director, Administration
Lorna Kropf

As the Assistant Director of Administration, Lorna handles the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) building administration including:

  • Furnishings
  • Space assignments
  • Key control
  • Security
  • General maintenance

She oversees the administrative team which includes reception (mail and supplies), assigned administrative/financial assistants, and staff who provide support to the Visitor, Postdoctoral Fellows, Graduate and Faculty Recruiting Committees.

Research groups can contact Lorna in the event that their appointed Administrative Assistant is unavailable or for matters concerning building, space, or security. She can also help with hiring IQC personnel.

Lorna joined IQC in December of 2008. Prior to this, she held the role of Administrative Manager in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, from 1994 to 2008. Previously she held a similar Administrative Assistant position in Systems Design Engineering for over a decade.

In addition to her Business Diploma, Lorna holds a University of Waterloo Bachelor’s degree in English Literature.