Chris Jones is a cannabis industry professional involved in strategy and finance who is shaping ideas with stakeholders and thought leaders across the sector, and who has played a key role in multiple cannabis-related strategic partnerships and acquisitions. Before cannabis, he led business development at a boutique law firm in Toronto; he also had roles with two global construction companies in Canada, where he successfully bid on RFQs and RFPs for multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects. In 2013, Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Law and Business, from Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management and will complete an MBA degree from McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business in the fall of 2018. Chris’ business background, coupled with his extensive experience in the business and legal fields, are formidable assets in helping develop and advance the future of cannabis products and the industry’s emerging medical and health innovations.