Nevin Rosaasen, B.Sc.A., MAITP.
Policy and Program Specialist, Alberta Pulse Growers Commission
Nevin is from a long line of farmers and passionately describes himself as a 4th generation Canadian food and fibre production engineer and carbon collector. Mr. Rosaasen holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Saskatchewan, major in agronomy, minor in agricultural economics, and a graduate degree in international trade policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, at Monterey California. He has worked at all levels of government in various policy and agronomic capacities. He published with the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in the field of carbon accounting and life cycle analysis. You will currently find Nevin digging in soil, inspecting roots, looking for insects, and transferring knowledge to grass roots farmers at local field days across Alberta.
Nevin volunteers, contributing to various boards and committees. He is currently on the Canadian Standards Association Agriculture subcommittee for transition to green finance. Nevin is the inaugural chair and remains a director of Biological Carbon Canada, an Alberta based non-profit serving as a conduit between academia, government, farmers, foresters, and ranchers in the development of beneficial management practices and adoption of practices and technology that sequester or mitigate carbon. Nevin also led a team in earthquake reconstruction with the UN after the devastating earthquake in Chile in 2010. In 2004, he met his fundraising goal of $6,000.00 and completed a full marathon in Iceland to raise awareness for the Canadian Diabetes Association. Nevin has travelled to over 35 countries across six continents and enjoys all forms of sport including rock climbing, snowboarding, skiing, surfing and various team sports.
Mr. Rosaasen is trilingual, with working fluency in English, French, and Spanish. Nevin currently works with Alberta Pulse Growers as the policy and program specialist and continues to farm with his family in East Central Saskatchewan on a century farm.
Agronomist │Policy and Programs Specialist
Alberta Pulse Growers