Who We Are

Board of directors


  • Jim Grey

    Chair
    IGPC Ethanol, Inc.
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Scott Lewis

    Vice Chair
    BIOX Corporation
    Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations and Strategy
  • Malcolm West

    Treasurer
    GreenField Specialty Alcohols
    Vice-President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
  • Andrea Kent

    Board Member
    GreenField Specialty Alcohols
    Vice-President, Government Relations & Communications
  • Dayne Delahoussaye

    Board Member
    NESTE
    Head of North American Public Affairs
  • Michael Rath

    member at large
    Rothsay Biodiesel
    Senior VP Commodities/Chief Risk Officer, Darling Ingredients
  • RICanada Member
    Discover the benefits of RICanada membership

Staff


Executive Director

Alison Matthews has been involved with Canada’s renewable fuels industry for the better part of a decade. As Executive Director of Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), Alison works directly with the Board of Directors and manages the day-to-day operations, communications, and government relations activities of the Association.

A season public affairs professional, she has worked in both the public and private sector, and has a proven track record in digital media, public affairs, communications and government relations.

Prior to joining Renewable Industries Canada, Alison was a consultant leading a number complex files that required a combination of government relations, communication, event planning and marketing expertise. Her clients have included Sustainable Development Technology Canada, NAV Canada, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association, Chamber of Marine Commerce, and the True Patriot Love Foundation.

Alison is also a regular contributor for Ottawa Life Magazine. Her community work includes several charitable pursuits including serving as Co-Chair of the Senator Doug Finley Memorial Committee.

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