Dr. Paul Uys- University of Guelph
Paul is a retired executive with 40 years global retail experience specializing in brand creation, food product development and sourcing. During his 25 years at Loblaw Companies, he headed the product development department for the No Name and President’s Choice brands, and in his latter days he spearheaded its sustainable seafood procurement initiative. After retiring from Loblaw, he has become Senior Director, External; The Food Institute of the University of Guelph. He is also a board member at the Livestock Research Innovation Corporation, and “The Ontario Farm Agenda for Sustainable Agriculture”. Internationally he is a Trustee on the board of the Marine Stewardship Council, and the “International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems”. He is also the founder of a consulting company, FMG Consulting Inc.