Leah has over 15 years of experience working in Nova Scotia’s aquaculture industry. She has led research and development projects, managed an environmental monitoring laboratory, and was the Nova Scotia Division Manager for Atlantic Canada’s largest environmental monitoring company serving the aquaculture industry.
Leah holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biology from Dalhousie University where her research focused on nutrient deficiencies and toxicities in the development of skeletal abnormalities in Atlantic halibut. Leah is also certified as a designated Environmental Professional (EP) with Education and Training, Research and Development, Environmental Manager and Sustainability specializations, by ECO Canada.