BioNB is an impact organization passionate about promoting and supporting bioscience companies in New Brunswick. We promote the sector, celebrate its opportunities and foster initiatives that will boost the bioeconomy in New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada.
What makes us unique?
We have the science and business skills to give qualified advice and support.
9 post secondary degrees in:
We have a global perspective and a regional focus because we’ve worked in 9 different countries.
We understand the needs of start-ups. As employees of 12 start-ups we’ve put time into building our experience.
Sales & Marketing
Meaghan Seagrave, M.Sc., Executive Director
Meaghan has over a decade of experience working with small and start-up technology enterprises across the country in a variety of roles. With a graduate degree in agricultural sciences and several certificates and diplomas in technical communications and management development, she is well equipped to act as an intermediary in a challenging and technical sector like biotechnology.
Meaghan has a strong reputation in the business community and a communication style that has helped BioNB build trust and cooperation among key stakeholders. She is passionate about the opportunities biotechnology holds for transforming this region’s traditional sectors and supporting the province’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Wendy Yerxa, Office Manager
Wendy is responsible for all office administration duties at BioNB including records management, financial claims and travel arrangement for international guests. Wendy also assists with the quarterly meetings of BioNB’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining BioNB, Wendy held administrative positions with the Government of New Brunswick and NB Power.
Andrew Byrne, Marketing & Communications Director
Originally from Newfoundland, Andrew studied business with a focus in marketing at Memorial University before moving to China to study Mandarin. There, he was an ESL teacher for 2 years, a marketing manager for a creative start-up enterprise for over 3 years, and a marketing consultant for companies such as Edrington China who were trying to understand the realms of both traditional and digital marketing.
He has 5 languages under his belt as well as over 300 marketing certificates from worldwide corporations such as Facebook, Google, and Tencent. He has spent the last 3+ years of his life in pursuit of understanding worldwide marketing structures, platforms, and tactics.
BioNB’s 25th Anniversary
September 28, 2021
November 2-5, 2021