Vincent Guyonnet


(古文森), DVM, Ph.D, Dipl. ACPV.
Managing Director, FFI Consulting Ltd.
Brockville, Ontario, Canada


Development of egg production and consumption in low income countries of Africa
Slot K1-02 - Wednesday 08 June 2022 - 15:30 - 16:00


A native of France, Vincent obtained the degree of Doctor in Veterinary Medicine in 1987 in Lyon, France and a Ph.D degree in Poultry Science from The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA in 1991.  He was accepted as a diplomate of the American College of Poultry Veterinarians (US board certification) in 1994. 

During his career, Vincent has worked closely with the Poultry sector, first from the Animal Health side with Pfizer Animal Health (now Zoetis) and then from the production and food processing side with Burnbrae Farms Ltd.  Vincent has worked in the area of New Product Development, International Market Development and Quality Assurance for the largest integrated egg producer and processor (grading, breaking and further processing) in Canada.  Concurrently, he has served as the scientific advisor for the International Egg Commission (London, UK), working with intergovernmental organizations (OIE, FAO, World Bank) on global issues such as animal welfare, greenhouse gas emissions, food safety, nutrition and food security and the overall sustainability of animal production. 

As part of FFI Consulting Ltd., Vincent is a consultant to the Poultry sector, with emphasis on egg production, market development and the role of eggs in human nutrition. His work also focuses on international development programs to assist poultry farmers to use the latest knowledge and technologies available to further contribute to the challenges of global food security and nutrition.    

 Vincent has authored 4 book chapters, several peer-reviewed scientific papers and is a regular invited speaker at international conferences and Poultry industry events.  Vincent writes also regularly editorials in international Poultry journals.  Vincent enjoys teaching Poultry science and egg-related food science topics and has been a guest lecturer at the World Veterinary Education in Production Animal Health (WVEAPH), Jilin University, Beijing Agriculture University, China Agricultural University and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (China).