Blair Cameron brings a strong background in science and nutrition communication to Merkato. He has worked in the food and nutrition research and communications field for over five years in government, academic, private and international non-profit sectors. Blair brings keen scrutiny and creativity to every project, whether developing nuanced content or managing complex and controversial issues.
With a number of publications in prestigious scientific journals, Blair brings a solid scientific communications background to clients, while his experience founding and editing an online blog and being regularly published in print media demonstrates his ability to translate scientific jargon into understandable prose. He has also presented research findings at international health and nutrition conferences in Montreal, Toronto, Guelph and Mexico City.
Ever-interested in diversifying his offerings, Blair is also an award winning videographer specializing in short educational and promotional videos.
Blair has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences and a Master of Science degree in Human Health and Nutritional Science from the University of Guelph. During his MSc., Blair explored the physiology of iron absorption as well as scientific journalism.
As a new father, Blair is discovering the delights of parenthood with his wife, Rachel. In his spare time, Blair enjoys baking artisan bread, dabbling in carpentry and hiking on the Bruce Peninsula.