John Wilkinson is the Senior Vice President, Sustainability for Greenfield Global, a specialty alcohol producer. Greenfield Global is the only Canadian producer of pharmaceutical grade alcohol serving the Life Sciences Sector in Canada, the US and the EU, is the largest ethanol biofuel producer in Canada, as well as producing industrial and food grade alcohol for clients in over 50 countries world-wide. John is focused on reducing the carbon intensity of Greenfield Global products at their four bio-refineries and three packaging plants located throughout North America.
John formerly served for eight years as an MPP in the Ontario Legislative Assembly. He was called to Cabinet and served Ontario as Minister of Research & Innovation, then as Minister of Revenue and finally as the Minister of the Environment.