FCC Event Speakers

We have employees from many areas of the industry available for presentations and public speaking engagements across Canada. Review the selection of topics below and then submit a request through our speaker request form. 


Expertise on trade and Canadian agriculture and food in the global marketplace. 

J.P. Gervais
Vice-President and Chief Economist
Leigh Anderson
Senior Agricultural Economist
Sébastien Pouliot
Principal Agricultural Economist

Family Farm Transitions

Advice for farm families to help them communicate effectively and begin to navigate the complexities of family farm transitions. 

Joel Bokenfohr
Business Advisor
Andrea De Groot
Business Advisor
Patti Durand
Business Advisor
Annessa Good
Business Advisor
Corey Henderson
Business Advisor
Audrée Morin
Business Advisor

Future of Canadian Agriculture and Food

Insights into the opportunities and threats in the agri-food sector including subjects like technology, disruptors, careers, public trust, and consumer trends and their impacts on the agri-food industry. 

Darlene McBain
Industry Relations Manager, podcast host

Indigenous Relations

Insight on the latest economic developments, diversity and inclusion initiatives and careers for Indigenous peoples in agriculture. 

Shaun Soonias
Director, Indigenous Relations


Ideas and inspiration about mental health, personal growth and best business practices to build confidence and develop leadership skills. 

Candace Hill
Manager of Brand Planning and Execution