Cam has significant experience in Canadian agriculture. Immediately prior to joining Cereals Canada Cam held the post of General Manager of Manitoba Beef Producers. Cam has also served as Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission (Appointed by the Governor in Council) from 2007-10. He has also held the positions of Manager of Government Relations and Policy Development, Agricore United, Executive Director of the Grain Growers of Canada and served on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Cam has served as the Chairperson of the Technical Advisory Panel requested by the Minister of International Cooperation to recommend projects for funding under the Canada Fund for African Climate Resilience. He also serves on the Advisory Committee for the Scaling Seeds and Technologies Partnership in Africa and is the past-President of the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame.
Cam holds a BSA and M. Sc. in agriculture economics from the University of Manitoba.