Doug joined Agrium in 1987 and has held roles of increasing responsibility including, Manager, Marketing Services; Senior Director, Corporate Relations and his current role as Senior Director, Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations.
He is responsible for Agrium’s Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and initiatives. Prior to joining Agrium, Doug worked for Monsanto Canada Inc. He is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, where he earned his Masters degree in Soil Science.
Doug is involved with a number of industry associations including the Canadian Fertilizer Institute, The Fertilizer Institute, the International Fertilizer Industry Association and the International Plant Nutrition Institute and sits on many of their respective committees.
He also participates on the Boards of the Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada, the Climate Change Emission Management Corporation, Alberta Innovates, Energy and Environmental Solutions, and Agriculture for Life. Additionally, he is a member of the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Thematic Group, responsible for making recommendations to the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Doug and his family reside in Calgary, Alberta. He also owns a small farming operation east of Rivers and Oak River, Manitoba.