Steve Price

Steve Price

Steve Price, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Bioindustrial Innovation, Alberta Innovates

In  2014  Steve  Price  became  the  Chief  Executive  Officer  of  Alberta  Innovates  Bio  Solutions,  a funding  agency  of  the  Government  of  Alberta  advancing  economic  growth  in  the province’s agriculture, food and forest sectors through research and innovation. Steve also continues to serve as the Executive Director of its Bioindustrial Innovation business line, a position he has held since the launch of Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions in 2010.

In 2007, Steve became Executive Director of the Alberta Forestry Research Institute in the former Alberta Advanced Education and Technology.

For the 24 years prior to this, he worked for the Government of Canada in a variety of positions and  in  a  variety  of  locations  including  southern  Africa  and  South east  Asia.

In 1992 he was the Director of Operations for the Canadian Forest Service in Ottawa. As Director, he was responsible for  the  management  of forest  research  and  operational  programs  including  the  Model  Forest
Program in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the North West Territories. In 1989 he was Program Director, Regional Development at the former Forestry
Canada’s  Northern  Forestry  Centre  in  Edmonton,  having  started  here  in  1983  as  Senior Development Officer.

Before joining this federal government department, Steve held numerous positions  with  the Government  of  Saskatchewan including manager  of forest inventory  and manager of silviculture in the forestry branch of the department of natural resources.
Steve is a graduate of the University of Toronto.
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