Bronwynne Wilton, PhD
Bronwynne brings a creative energy to solving complex problems and draws upon her experience in interdisciplinary research by taking a systems thinking approach to developing solutions to meet client needs. Bronwynne is trusted for her ability to integrate knowledge from diverse disciplines and to create shared understanding between academic, community and industry stakeholders. She has extensive experience in developing creative stakeholder engagement events, facilitating workshops, and fostering unique collaborations. Through her experience managing a comprehensive knowledge translation and transfer (KTT) program, Bronwynne has worked with researchers across the agri-food and rural sectors to develop and implement effective KTT strategies and outcomes aimed at improving the success of the Ontario agri-food sector as well as improving rural community vitality.
Bronwynne holds a PhD in Rural Studies, a Masters of Science in Rural Planning/Landscape Architecture, in addition to a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. This formal training in rural policy and development, agri-food systems, environmental sustainability, land use planning, qualitative research and natural resources management gives Bronwynne a deep knowledge of the social, economic, and environmental aspects of the agri-food system.