External Advisory Board

The EAB consists of the following members:

Regis Benech, Chief Scientist and Head of R&D for Green Field Specialty Alcohols Inc.

David Lindsay, President and CEO for the Council of Ontario Universities

Sandy Marshall, Executive Director for Bio industrial Innovation Canada

Yvon Pelletier, Chief Executive Officer for Fortress Paper Ltd.

Jack Saddler, Professor & Director, IEA from the University of British Columbia (UBC)

Theo van de Ven, Professor & Director, FIBRE from McGill University - Department of Chemistry

Kirsten Maki, Manager from FPInnovation

Chris Walton, Chief Executive Officer for the Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE)

Michel Jean, VP of Demonstration Projects (Biomaterials), Domtar

Patrice Mangin, Bio-economy/Bioenergy Industry Chair, Professor, University of Quebec in Trois-Rivieres

The advisory board calls upon each member’s area of expertise to provide feedback for BRI projects. The diverse group offers a current and relevant perspective as the BRI looks forward to establishing industry partnerships.