B.Sc. (AGR) with a major in Animal Science

Graduate (PhD) level courses in comparative animal nutrition, protein and amino acid metabolism, lipid metabolism, nutrition and immune function, and veterinary pathology

20+ years experience in veterinary nutrition, including

  • new product development, recipe formulation, product evaluation, palatability enhancement
  • quality assurance improvement for pet food ingredients and manufacturing
  • technical support and training of pet food sales representatives (pet specialty and veterinary channels)
  • copy writing of sales support materials, brochures, technical presentations
  • marketing and business management, including new product launches, business planning, budgets, sales forecasting, management of distributors and sales team
  • nutrition columnist for Dogs in Canada Magazine, the publication of the Canadian Kennel Club (more than 30 published articles)
  • lecturer in pet nutrition - invited speaker in Eastern Europe (Latvia, Hungary, Czech Republic) in 2005, speaker at 10 Canadian veterinary conferences (1997-2005), lecturer at the Ontario Veterinary College, the Atlantic Veterinary College and many Animal Health Technology colleges in Canada