2017

Biography

Erin Armstrong is Director, Industry and Regulatory Affairs for CANTERRA SEEDS. She is responsible for trait & license agreements, intellectual property protection and regulatory issues. Erin joined CANTERRA SEEDS in 2008 following her tenure as President and CEO of the Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute (BMBRI). Prior to BMBRI, Erin worked with Canada Malting Co., Ltd. and General Mills, Inc. 

In addition to her CANTERRA SEEDS responsibilities, Erin has served as the inaugural CEO of Limagrain Cereals Research Canada (LCRC), a joint venture cereal breeding company established by LIMAGRAIN and CANTERRA SEEDS launched in July 2015. In this role, Erin has been responsible for oversight and general management of the business, development and implementation of business plans and budgets, and working with industry partners to ensure LCRC becomes an established research company in Western Canada.

Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Manitoba and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa. Currently she is Chair of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Plant Breeders Rights Advisory Committee and Co-Chair the Value Creation Working Group under Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada’s Grains Round Table.

 

Erin Armstrong

Erin Armstrong is Director, Industry and Regulatory Affairs for CANTERRA SEEDS. She is responsible for trait & license agreements, intellectual property protection and regulatory issues.