Scott Wiebe assumed the role of CEO of the Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy on December 1, 2014. He is accountable for all aspects of the corporation.
Scott has been active in the Forest sector for 15 years. He has worked in most areas of Forestry, including silviculture, planning, and harvest logistics. Scott went back to school in 2007 to complete a PhD in biomass harvesting, and has subsequently worked for both the public and private sector. He was most recently the business analyst for AV Terrace Bay, specializing in fibre procurement, cost analysis and wood flow planning for over 1.8 million m3 of delivered fibre annually to both the pulp facility in Terrace Bay as well as merchandized wood to area sawmills and hardwood veneer mills. Scott has re-joined CRIBE just this week after a two-year hiatus, and brings together his expertise in academia, government and industry to further innovation in the bio economy in Ontario.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and a PhD in Forest Sciences from Lakehead University and is a Registered Professional Forester.