Matthew Jerome is the Founder and Chief Consultant at Meristem Cannabis Consulting and began his cannabis career more than 15 years ago as a medicinal patient and designated grower. Matthew has worked as a cannabis educator and consultant for the last 4 years and has spoken at a number of cannabis events advocating its medicinal benefits. His goal within the industry has been to work with both companies and individuals to educate and provide confidence when it comes to quality related decisions. Matthew has worked as a former patient-care specialist, as well as a kinesiologist and hydronic specialist, and has been using his expertise to design and consult for medicinal growers for over 11 years. He is also a graduate with honours from the award winning NACPT – Industrial Cannabis Production program and is currently completing the inaugural Ganjier certification out of Humboldt County. Matthew has also provided numerous group information sessions, how-to seminars, and personalized one-on-one consultations on all aspects of cannabis.