Executive Committee

The Executive Committee leads program development for the Forum.

The Executive Program Committee has contributed countless hours to ensure this year’s program offers the best of the best and showcases the latest innovations impacting the rapidly changing protein landscape. Representing experts and thought-leaders from academia, industry, and government, the Executive Program Committee's diversity brings a robust perspective to the opportunities and challenges affecting the future of plant proteins.

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General Chair

Phill KerrPhillip S. Kerr
Chief Technology Officer
Prairie AquaTech
USA

Committee Members

Scott BloomerScott Bloomer
Director, Technical Services
AOCS
USA

Frédéric BouvierFrédéric Bouvier
Scientific Advisor
Roquette Nutrition & Health R&D
France

Kerry A. CampbellKerry A. Campbell
Process R&D Engineer
Roquette Americas, Inc.

Baljit S. GohtraBaljit S. Gohtra
Vice President
Food Research
Archer Daniels Midland Company
USA

James HouseJames D. House
Professor and Head
Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences
University of Manitoba
Canada

Elaine S. KrulElaine S. Krul
PhD, President
EKSci, LLC
USA

Chris MarinangeliChris Marinangeli
PhD, RD Director
Nutrition Science and Regulatory Affairs
Pulse Canada
Canada

Michael LeonardMichael Leonard
Chief Technology Officer
Motif FoodWorks, Inc
USA

Ian PurtleIan Purtle
Vice President
Cargill Inc. (Retired)
USA

Lars ReimannLars Reimann
Chief Science Officer
Eurofins Scientific, Inc.
USA

Mehmet C. TulbekMehmet C. Tulbek
Director
AGT Foods R&D Centre Saskatoon
Canada

Janitha WanasundaraJanitha Wanasundara
Research Scientist
Saskatoon Research and Development Centre
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada