Victor is currently the Sr. Industry Development Officer – Clean Energy and Biorefining, for the Bio-Industrial Opportunities Section in Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. His interests include biomass, biofuels, biogas, renewable electricity, organic wastes, and water. Working with industry, academia, funding agencies, and other government officials, he helps to drive commercialization of bioenergy, biomaterials and bio-based chemicals in Alberta. Prior to his role in the Government of Alberta, Victor was part of the Biorefining Conversions Network at the University of Alberta where he helped foster academic-industrial collaborations focused on bioindustrial outcomes. He received his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Alberta in 2008.