Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer and VP Sectors, the Sector Director, Agrifood and Natural Resources (the Director) will be responsible for leading and overseeing the execution of all activities and initiatives pertaining to Genome BC’s Agrifood and Natural Resources portfolio. In addition, the Director will lead business development within the Agrifood and Natural Resources sectors including the development of external partnerships relevant to BC’s bioeconomy; forestry, agrifood, mining, energy, environment, and fisheries and aquaculture. The Director will manage a strong team of individuals who are responsible for optimizing the outcomes of Genome BC’s portfolio and developing collaborations and strategic partnerships that lead to the adoption of genomics across sectors. The Director will lead operations for the team while supporting the CSO and VP Sectors in the development of short and long term strategic planning. The Director will represent Genome BC at Agrifood and Natural Resources Sector external meetings, and help enhance Genome BC’s existing portfolio and attract potential applicants for Genome BC programs.