• Karen Churchill - Chair



Karen is President and CEO of Ag-West Bio. Prior to joining Ag-West, Karen was Director of Research and Market Support for Cereals Canada. She received her PhD from the University of Minnesota and also holds a Masters in Science and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. Her work with Cereals Canada focused on leading the Sustainability Metrics Project for the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops, wheat research strategy initiatives and regulatory issues as they impact agricultural trade. Before joining Cereals Canada, Karen was the Quality Projects Manager for Cargill Malt in Biggar, SK. She has also worked for Master Foods as a Product Development Manager in Slough, UK and as a Research Fellow for SARDI in Adelaide, Australia.