Meet the team of diverse experts at Bioenterprise

To deliver top-notch services, you need a top-notch team. Our highly qualified team has the business experience you’re looking for as well as the industry-specific knowledge that spans the full range of agriculture, agri-food and agri-product technologies.

Committees

Learn about our advisory committees that offer their expertise to our network of scaling start-ups.

Science and Innovation Advisory Committee 

Northern Ontario Advisory Committee

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Colin Farnum

Chairperson and Innovation Advisor, Food

James Meddings

James Meddings

Board Director

Rickey Yada

Dr. Rickey Yada

Board Director

Olga Pawluczyk

Olga Pawluczyk

Board Director

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Nevin McDougall

Board Director

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Selena Basi

Board Director

Keith Thomas

Keith Thomas

Board Director

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Dave Smardon

President & CEO

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Italo Cerra

Vice President, Finance

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Denise Dewar

Innovation Advisor, Crop Agriculture, Value Chain & Regulatory Affairs

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Doug Knox

Innovation Advisor, Agri-Food Equipment and Technology

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Neil Currie

Innovation Advisor, Primary Agriculture, Value Chain & Governance

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Dr. Murray McLaughlin

Innovation Advisor, Bioeconomy (Agriculture & Forestry)

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Richard Cloutier

Innovation Advisor, Investment & Development Strategies

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Michael McGee

Director of Innovation

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Johanne Sévigny

Innovation Advisor, Startups, Investment & Business Strategies A+

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Paul Richards

Partner Advisor

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Mike Manion

Innovation Advisor, Agri-Business

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Terry Clark

Innovation Advisor, Animal Health Technology

Gabe Gusmini

Gabe Gusmini

Innovation Advisor, Agri-Tech Innovation, Food Crops R&D and Commercialization

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Mike Williams

Innovation Advisor, CPG Products and Specialty Pet Food

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Guillaume Béland

Director of Projects

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Kolby Nichol

Director, Capital Enablement

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Justin Mackie

Director of Finance

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Alexandra Coccari

Director of Programs

Molly Gallant

Molly Gallant

Program Manager

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Alexis Dempsey

Program Coordinator

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Liza Knill

Program Coordinator

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Aaron Misener

Director of Strategic Communications

Emily Nanne

Emily Nanne

Relationship Manager, Northern Ontario

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Carla Berquó

Director, Canada's Food & Agri-Tech Engine

Braden Kemp

Braden Kemp

Partnership Engagement and Development

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Sean Simpson

Innovation & Sustainability Manager

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Rachel Zimic

Membership Services Lead

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Michael Richardson

Membership and Events Coordinator

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E’layna Baker

Membership Relations Associate

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Laura Millson

Office Manager