2017

Biography

Dr. Maria Trainer is the Managing Director of Science and Regulatory Affairs – Chemistry – for CropLife Canada. She holds a PhD in Bacterial Molecular Genetics from the University of Waterloo; an MSc in Biochemistry from Washington State University; and BSc degrees in Microbiology and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from the University of Idaho.

Maria is passionate about environmental issues and sustainable agricultural development. She is a strong advocate for science-based regulation and enjoys explaining the importance of using an evidence-based approach to navigate hot-button science issues. In her free time, Maria is also an avid outdoors enthusiast who can usually be found on a bike, skis, or a mountain when she isn’t in her office. 

Maria Trainer

Dr. Maria Trainer is the Managing Director of Science and Regulatory Affairs – Chemistry – for CropLife Canada. Maria is passionate about environmental issues and sustainable agricultural development.