Ryan Tougas-Cooke

Senior Research Associate

Ryan is a Senior Research Associate working as part of SPI's Land Use Team. Ryan completed his M.Sc in Environmental Sustainability at the University of Ottawa and studied Human Resource Management and Psychology at Trent University. His main interest is working to improve the sustainability of Canada’s food system and his research is focussed on promoting clean growth and innovation in the agriculture sector. Ryan’s work with SPI has centred around identifying the barriers that prevent farmers from adopting environmentally beneficial management practices and the policies that can be used to motivate practice adoption.

Contact: r.tougas-cooke@smartprosperity.ca