Sandy Marshall

Executive Director Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

Email: sandym@bincanada.ca

Andrew Byrne

Marketing & Communications Director BioNB

Originally from Newfoundland, Andrew studied business with a focus in marketing at Memorial University before moving to China to study Mandarin. There, he was an ESL teacher for 2 years, a marketing manager for a creative startup enterprise for over 3 years, and a marketing consultant for companies such as Edrington China who were trying to understand the realms of both traditional and digital marketing.

He has 5 languages under his belt as well as over 150 marketing certificates from worldwide corporations such as Facebook, Google, and Tencent. He has spent the last 3+ years of his life in pursuit of understanding worldwide marketing structures, platforms, and tactics.

Email: abyrne@bionb.org

Jennifer O’Donnell

Executive Director BioNB
With over 10 years of experience working with early-stage companies in the biotech space, Jennifer is committed to exploring commercial opportunities powered by bioscience and is a champion for the up-and-coming technologies of New Brunswick researchers and biotech organizations.
Jennifer has a technical background in biomedical research, diagnostic testing for the agriculture industry, high-throughput genomics, and crop biotechnology.
From 2006 – 2010 she set up and directed a research program in Fredericton (Targeted Growth) where her team supplied plants with new agronomic traits for use in biofuel production. She was also the organization’s lead on technology transfer with industry collaborators.

Email: jodonnell@bionb.org