Heather Watson is the Executive Director of Farm Management Canada (FMC), the only national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the awareness and adoption of beneficial farm business management practices on Canada’s farms. FMC prides itself on connecting diverse industry stakeholders from farmers to advisors, academics, associations, private industry and government, to exchange insights and increase collaboration for advancing farm business management practices across Canada.
Heather’s passionate about education and committed to enhancing efforts to encourage better business management practices for a sustainable and truly remarkable agricultural industry in Canada. She presently serves as the Canadian representative to the International Farm Management Association Council, and represents farm business management within a number of advisory groups across Canada.
Before joining Farm Management Canada 8 years ago, Heather worked within the Business Development Centre of the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus. Heather obtained her Bachelor’s from the University of Guelph, and went on to obtain her Master’s degree from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. Heather grew up in Strathroy, Ontario and now lives in Ottawa.