Bob Ingratta was appointed Chairman on February 5, 2020 for a two-year term.

Mr. Ingratta was raised on a farm in Ontario and has since moved on to British Columbia where he has acquired extensive Board Member experience with different agriculture-related boards. Prior to moving to British Columbia, Mr. Ingratta obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Botany and a Master’s degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Guelph.

Mr. Ingratta’s recent professional experience includes being the Chief Executive Officer of the BC Milk Marketing Board for over five years prior to becoming a director on both the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and the Azura Strata Boards. Mr. Ingratta’s diverse Board experiences have enabled him to obtain experience in negotiation, building relationships with different types of stakeholders, and providing sound and innovative governance.

Mr. Ingratta has lived and worked in cities across Canada, including in Ottawa where he lived for 22 years. He was the President of the International Association of Milk Control Agencies and has international regulatory experience acquired in Japan, Europe, and Africa.