Lorne Morrow, R.P.F.
Chief Executive Officer
Lorne Morrow assumed the role of CEO of the Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy on December 1, 2009. He is accountable for all aspects of the corporation. Most recently, he was the Province of Ontario's lead facilitator and negotiator for the transformation of single entity sustainable forest licenses to cooperative SFL's.
Lorne has a long and successful thirty-year career in the forest sector of northern Ontario as a Senior Resource Manager, Professional Forester and business leader. He held various positions as a senior manager with Domtar, the Buchanan Group and Norampac Inc., including chief forester, woodlands manager and finally resident manager of the integrated linerboard mill in Red Rock, Ontario.
Lorne holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of New Brunswick and a Masters in Forestry from Lakehead University and is a Registered Professional Forester.
Scott Wiebe joins the team as the Program Manager. He is responsible for tracking and proccessing project applications and ensuring timely completion of milestone and deliverables. He is also responsible for CRIBE's technology transfer through conferences, newsletters, press releases and the CRIBE website.
Scott has worked in the forest sector for the past decade, working in industrial and academic positions. Until starting graduate school in 2007 he was Research Manager for Forest Renewal Co-operative in Thunder Bay. Scott is currently completing his PhD in Forest Sciences at Lakehead University and is planning on graduating in summer 2011.
Scott holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Lakehead University.
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