David Roberts manages Communications and Media Relations for Smart Earth Seeds. He is news media liaison and maintains Smart Earth's digital and social media presence. Mr. Roberts also conducts strategic industry and market research for the company. He holds an MA in Journalism and spent more than 20 years as a news reporter, mostly with The Globe and Mail. He is a 3-time National Newspaper Award nominee. He also served in the Communications and Consultation Secretariat of the federal Privy Council Office as a non-partisan strategic advisor. He is a recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists Journalism Award.