Dr. Michael Beattie


Mike served 14 years as the Chief Veterinarian Aquaculture for the Province of New Brunswick and is an adjunct professor at the Atlantic Veterinary College. He holds multiple degrees in marine biology (BSc Honors, MSc), international marketing (Norwegian School of Business) and Veterinary Medicine, AVC (1994). He was accepted as a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1997 (UK). Mike is an active reviewer for NSERC and ACRDP national projects and has participated on the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat regarding aquaculture issues. In the past, Mike spent 10 years with Nutreco N.V. (one of the largest Aquaculture/Agriculture companies in the world), and served in the capacity of Product Manager/Research & Development Manager - North America.  

Mike was a co- lead researcher for a multi-disciplinary team awarded the Federal “Award of Merit” for oceanic research involving sea lice management and de-naturing of toxic pesticides in 2011. The team was the first group to utilize hydrographic models and flouricine dye, to predict the dispersal/dilution of disease, pesticides and drug residues.