Al Mussell

serves as the Research Director at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute. He is also Research Lead, and founder, of Agri-Food Economic Systems, Inc.  Al holds bachelors and masters degrees in agricultural economics from the University of Guelph, and a doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of Minnesota, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He is also an alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program of the US State Department.   Al was Senior Research Associate at the George Morris Centre in Guelph, Ontario for fifteen years. His areas of research expertise are farm management and agricultural systems, agricultural marketing, and agri-food policies.  Previously, Al worked as an economist in the milk procurement division of Land O’Lakes, Inc. in Minnesota.