Darlene McBain has over 20 years in the agrifood sector, working with various partners, associations and stakeholders to grow the agriculture and food industries across Canada.
Darlene was raised on a poultry farm outside of Quebec City. With farming in her heart and her passion for the food industry, Darlene earned a degree in agricultural science at Laval University.
After graduation, Darlene began her career in the banking industry as an account manager serving various agriculture sectors in French and English throughout Quebec before joining FCC in a leadership role in 2007.
Darlene volunteers in several community organizations, is a member of the Order of Professional Agrologists of Quebec and on the board for the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity. She also sits on the governance committee of the Canadian Agri-food Sustainability Initiative and hosts the FCC Knowledge podcast.
Topics: Agriculture and food trends, industry knowledge, relationship building, leadership and coaching, thought leadership in agri-food value chain.