Innovation Advisor, Bioeconomy (Agriculture & Forestry)
Dr. Murray McLaughlin is President of McLaughlin Consultants and an Advisor to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) and to Forest Products Innovation (FPI). Experiences over the years; Sustainable Chemistry Alliance; Deputy Minister Agriculture, Saskatchewan; President AgWest Biotech. Others area of experience includes Canadian Light Source as Business Director; Managed FORAGEN,a Venture Capital Fund; Research and Marketing with ELANCO. Participate on several boards and advisory committees and recognized with several achievements over his career.
He is a graduate of NS Agricultural College, McGill (BSc) and Cornell (MSC/PhD). He has an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Dalhousie University and received several awards; LSO Community Service Award; the GoldLeaf award from BioteCanada and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal. He was recipient of the LSO Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 and recognized in the top 100 global leaders in the Advanced Bioeconomy at Biofuels Digest Conference in 2016.