brian Sterling

Brian Sterling

Co-Founder & President, SCS

Brian is the founding partner and President of SCS Consulting, an international management consulting company specializing in strategic issues concerning the food industry, including cannabis-infused products. He is currently acting as Vice President of GS1 Canada’s cannabis value chain optimization program, which envisions a whole-chain (seed to sale), globally scalable, traceability system built on accepted international standards.

He was previously the first President and Chief Executive Officer Safe Food Canada, an organization dedicated to strengthening the quality and consistency of food safety education.  For almost three years prior to that, he was Managing Director of the Global Food Traceability Center located in Washington, DC, and from 2006 to 2012, he was the first Chief Executive Officer of OnTrace, the Ontario food traceability company. He has also held senior management roles in a number of consulting firms, including IBM Canada and Fujitsu Consulting, and began his career with the DuPont Company.