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Grant Ferrier

Grant Ferrier is CEO and Principal of Nutrition Capital Network and Co-Chair of NCN Investor Meetings.


Grant founded Nutrition Business Journal in 1996, serving as Publisher, Editor-in-Chief and manager of the research team for more than a decade before selling the business to Penton Media. The NBJ segmentation and quantification of the nutrition industry has been cited by a wide range of government and private sources. Grant is also President and CEO of Environmental Business International Inc., a research and publishing firm he founded in 1988, and the publisher of Climate Change Business Journal and Environmental Business Journal. He has served as a lead consultant or principal advisor on proprietary consulting, research, and strategy development assignments in the both the nutrition and environmental industries, in addition to acting as a third-party advisor to several financing and M&A transactions and acting as an independent investor and/or board member in five companies besides his own. Grant has represented the nutrition and environmental industries in many government and business forums, testifying before three Congressional Subcommittees and serving on advisory committees for the United Nations, OECD, U.S. EPA and U.S. DOC. Grant has degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Conservation & Resource Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.