PEI has done an excellent job at supporting the traditional economy while creating the right conditions for the growth of the new economy. It helps to have a roadmap to development and the PEI BioAlliance has been very instrumental in facilitating this process for our company.

Garth Greenham
President, Phyterra Yeast Inc.

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Grant Sullivan
(Executive Director, National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP), Atlantic and Nunavut region)

Grant Sullivan is the Executive Director of the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) for the Atlantic and Nunavut region. He joined NRC in 2016.
Prior to joining NRC IRAP, Grant was Vice President Global Delivery with CGI, leading the Atlantic Global Delivery Center and overseeing a large staff serving Canadian and international clients.
Earlier in his career, Grant served in the Canadian Navy for 10 years as a Combat Systems Engineer, worked as a Project Manager with MDA commercializing and delivering emerging defense technologies, worked as a Director at Keane (now NTT Data), and owned and operated his own company building software for the utilities industry.
Grant is a part time faculty member and industry advisory board member at Dalhousie University and serves as a board member of the Strongest Families Institute. He is also an active volunteer with Scouts Canada.
Grant is an Industrial Engineer and a Project Management Professional. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Rural Sourcing, and holds an MBA and a Masters degree in Electronic Commerce from Dalhousie University.