Ken Chatoor, Senior Researcher at the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), works on research projects in the areas of equity of access and social mobility. He also supports the Essential Adult Skills Initiative, which assesses student skills in postsecondary institutions. Ken holds an MSc from McGill University, where he conducted research to develop new therapies for brain cancer. He previously participated in research on quality of life for individuals with complex disabilities. Prior to joining HEQCO he worked in biomedical engineering researching spine regeneration at Mount Sinai Hospital, while also assisting facilitation of a course on the impact of technological change on society, government and policy at the University of Toronto. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in Life Sciences, focusing on biology and geography.