Peter Kevan

    University of Guelph

    Dr. Peter G. Kevan, FRSC, FRES, FRSB, FLS (B.Sc. (Honours Zoology, McGill University, 1965), Ph. D. (Special Merit, University of Alberta, 1970) is internationally renowned in animal and plant ecology

    He has authored over 250 scientific papers and book chapters and holds several patents. He is a pioneer in micrometeorology of plants and insects, innovation of the system for using biological control agents delivered by pollinators for crop protection.

    His practical, interdisciplinary approach to pure and applied research is globally unique. His talent for lateral thinking, coupled with his depth of knowledge, makes him a leader in Canadian and international research, development and innovation in academic and private sector organizations.

    He has received numerous grants and awards nationally and internationally. He is now University Professor Emeritus in Environmental Sciences (University of Guelph) where he also served as Scientific Director of the Canadian Pollination Initiative (NSERC-CANPOLIN) and its 50 scientists and teams in 29 institutions.

    He is also Chair of the International Commission for Plant Pollinator Relations (ICPPR) and serves on the councils of the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) and the International Union for Biological Sciences (IUBS).