Phil is a Business Resource Specialist in the Strategic Marketing and Analysis Unit of the Business Development Branch at OMAFRA where he works with the food industry stakeholders on energy efficiency, water, logistics, climate change and environment performance. He is active across ministries on various files including Climate Change, Great Lakes Water, Green Energy, Energy Efficiency, Cap and Trade, Food Waste and, Transportation/Logistics. Phil sits on the Performance Measurement Technical Working Group of the Provincial Wine and Grape Strategy. He is a regular participant on ministry Industry Attraction and Retention projects.
Prior to his 24 years with the ministry, Phil spent 12 years in progressive management positions in the agricultural supply sector and the food processing industry. His experience includes general management, agronomy, sales, marketing, logistics, procurement and QA.
Provides mentorship on:
-Status quo versus energy, water and waste management efficiency (Variable cost challenges that can be conquered)
-Identifying and prioritizing projects to reduce cost and carbon (Turning cap and trade into a marketing and operational benefit).