Shabnam Sanaei

Director, Bio-Innovation and Technology

Shabnam has a wide range of experience in research, product development, and business development of forestry-based bioproducts. Currently as Director of Bio-Innovation and Technology, she is part of a team that is driving Canfor to establish its biochemicals & biomaterials business. Shabnam established a systematic approach for corporate strategic decision-making to identify and recommend the most commercially attractive bioproduct opportunities.

In her previous roles, she was implicated in all aspects of developing innovative forestry based bioproducts, from concept to launch, including go-to-market strategy design, and customer relationship management. Shabnam holds PhD in chemicals engineering from Polytechnique Montreal.