FCC Event Speakers

We have employees from many areas of the industry available for presentations and public speaking engagements across Canada. For any questions or additional information about FCC Speakers, email industry relations at comarketing@fcc-fac.ca.


Expertise on the value of digital farm management solutions for record-keeping at every stage to save time, stay organized, and manage farm data with confidence.

Bryan Prystupa
Senior Product Owner
Darcy Herauf
Director, FCC AgExpert


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

Desmond Sobool
Director, Economics and Deputy Chief Economist
Graeme Crosbie
Senior Economist
J.P. Gervais
Vice-President and Chief Economist
Justin Shepherd
Senior Economist
Krishen Rangasamy
Manager, Economics, Principal Economist
Leigh Anderson
Senior Economist

Family Farm Transitions

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

Andrea De Groot
Business Advisor
Annessa Good-Hassard
Business Advisor
Audrée Morin
Business Advisor
Corey Henderson
Business Advisor
Julie Fitzbay
Business Advisor
Joel Bokenfohr
Business Advisor
Patti Durand
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
Director, Industry Relations, podcast host

Indigenous Relations

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

Nicholas Boucher
Relationship Manager, Indigenous Financing
Tatum Claypool
Senior Relationship Manager, Indigenous Financing
Milton Greyeyes
Senior Relationship Manager, Indigenous Financing
Monica James
Senior Director, Indigenous Financing
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, Brand Planning and Advertising Services