Peter Doig, Director

BSc (Biochemistry), MSc (BioResource Engineering), PAg

Peter is a biochemist with 20 years of combined experience in industrial biochemistry/microbiology, crop production and the development of bio-products and bioprocess technology for horticulture, composting, wastewater treatment and nutrient reclamation and reuse. He specializes in converting conventional agricultural systems over to certified organic practices without compromising product yield or quality. Peter has worked in academic, government, and private sector settings and his projects have received several NRC-IRAP grants, BC Innovation Council awards, CRA’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Credits as well the National Award for Excellence in Innovation by CIPA. Peter is a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) and has extensive hands-on, business development and management experience in commercial composting and organic greenhouse and field-based vegetable and fruit production.