Ted is an international agri-business executive with 30 years of visionary leadership. He currently represents the Canadian hemp industry in the domestic and international markets. He previously managed the establishment of an international Italian Meats production and processing business. Ted represented international livestock and meat sustainability priorities at the United Nations. He created an international beef export company, based on Canadian brand strengths. Ted managed Canada’s national beef export organization in a diverse cultural environment for 20 years. He is dedicated to open and participatory democratic institutions, and takes a candid and forthright approach in dealing with all levels of industry and government to resolve issues. Ted is a straight-talking and passionate leader.