Murray McLaughlin is an advisor to BioEnterprise and chairs the Biomass Quality Network Canada (BQNC). From 2010 to 2016 he was Executive Director of BIC and the Susainable Chemistry Alliance in Sarnia, Ontario. During his career he worked with government and non-profit sectors e.g. as Director of Business Development for CLS, President of Ontario Agri-Food Technologies, Deputy Minister of Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food and President of Ag-West Biotech Inc. He managed Foragen and had 15 years with ELANCO in R& D and marketing. He is a graduate of NS Agricultural College, McGill (BSc) and Cornell (MSc/PhD). He has an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Dalhousie University and was recognized in the top 100 global leaders in the Advanced Bioeconomy at Biofuels Digest Conference in 2016.