Biography - Earle Nestmann

Earle NestmannPh.D (York)

Dr. Earle Nestmann was appointed to the Board of Governors on February 25, 2013 and serves on the Academic Resources and Governance and Human Resources Committee.

Dr. Nestmann is a recognized authority in toxicology and has extensive experience in regulatory issues and risk assessment. He provides services as President of Health Science Consultants Inc. and with Beeler Consulting Inc.

Until February 2011 he was President of Cantox Health Sciences International. Prior to that he was a regulatory manager at Cyanamid Canada Inc. Previously he was a research scientist at Health Canada where he was responsible for a laboratory program in genetic toxicology and contributed to the development of regulatory policies for the use of genotoxicity data and for assessment of potential risk from genetically engineered organisms.

As a member of several national and international committees and panels, Earle has worked with the World Health Organization, the U.S. National Toxicology Program, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and a number of trade associations. He also has served as the President of the Genetics Society of Canada, and currently is a member of the Ontario Pesticides Advisory Committee.