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Ezio  Di Emanuele

Sr. Advisor Agri-Food Business Development



<p><strong>Ezio Di Emanuele</strong> is a Senior Advisor with MNP&rsquo;s Food &amp; Beverage Processing Business Development group. Working out of the Cambridge, Waterloo and Toronto offices, Ezio draws on extensive experience with agriculture, business and government to help agri-food businesses succeed.</p>
<p>An accomplished executive, diplomat, senior trade commissioner and regional director with 31 years of experience with the federal public service, Ezio brings a broad-based knowledge of the agri-food industry, as well as practical business solutions to his clients.</p>
<p>Ezio&rsquo;s work experience includes international trade-related assignments with the Departments of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Foreign Affairs and International Trade; foreign assignments as a Senior Trade Commissioner with the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo and the Canadian High Commission in London; and Chairman of the 32-member-country International Grains Council. As AAFC&rsquo;s Ontario Regional Director, he co-managed the implementation of the $300 million Canada-Ontario Agricultural Policy Framework and Growing Forward Agreements, with key investments in innovation, food safety and traceability, business development services and the environment.</p>
<p>Ezio is a past board member of the Ontario Agricultural Adaptation Council, Soy 20/20, BioEnterprise, the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario, the Ivey School of Business Agri-Food Innovation Chair and the George Morris Value Chain Management Centre.</p>

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Food & Beverage Processing