The new Liberal Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands is Ted Hsu, a Physics graduate from Queen’s University (1984). He went on to obtain a Ph.D. in Physics from Princeton University in high Tc superconductor theory (1989).
Dr. Hsu was most recently Executive Director of SWITCH, a Kingston-based not-for- profit association that promotes job creation and investment in the area of sustainable energy. Before that he had worked as a researcher and trader in Paris and Philadelphia for Banque Nationale de Paris, and as an Executive Director in the Tokyo office of Morgan Stanley.
Married to Tara Sharkey and father of two young girls, Dr. Hsu is fluent in English, French and Chinese.