Sean Rollo began his career with Orkin Canada in 2002 as a Pest Control Technician. Over the years he has held many different positions within the company; Quality Assurance Manager, Service Manager, Branch Manager, and Senior Regional Manager. In his current position as Technical Director and Director of Business Development, he oversees Canada’s talented team of technical and quality assurance managers.
He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (Canada) where he received a degree in Zoology with a specialization in Entomology. He is a Board Certified Entomologist with the Entomological Society of America, and President of the Canadian Pest Management Association. Passionate about food safety, he has been actively involved in IPM program formation, audit standards, educational programs, and of course; pest elimination.
Christian Blyth holds a degree in biology with a specialization in Microbiology and Ecology from the University of Waterloo. Christian has been a valued member of the 3M Canada Food Safety team since 2006. During this time, Christian has been the Food Safety Technical and Regulatory Specialist responsible for managing all technical information, training, regulatory and quality aspects to 3M Food Safety’s business.
Christian has most recently been representing 3M as the Pathogen Specialist for Canada. Christian also sits as an industry representative and the vice-chair of the Canadian branch of ISO/TC 34/SC 9. In his extensive work within the industry and with the government, Christian has become established as a local industry expert presenting at numerous conferences and contributed to many documents of written literature.
Dr. Douglas L. Marshall is Chief Scientific Officer with Eurofins Microbiology Laboratories. Formerly he was Associate Dean and Professor of Public Health, College of Natural and Health Sciences, University of Northern Colorado and a Contributing Editor of the scientific journal Food Microbiology. His career focus is to improve the microbiological quality and safety of foods, with numerous publications and consultations in the area. He has received the Mississippi Chemical Corporation Award of Excellence for Outstanding Work and the International Association for Food Protection Educator and Harold Barnum Industry Awards. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists.