Vice President, Cultivation & Production Planning
Mr. Kallu has more than 30 years of experience in large-scale agriculture and has developed a singular combination of scientific knowledge and business skills as an innovative ag-entrepreneur with multiple crops. A co-founder of Emerald Health Sciences, he has played a leading role in the planning, design, construction and/or retrofitting of multiple cannabis cultivation and processing facilities in compliance with Health Canada’s stringent guidelines. He is now guiding Emerald’s development of large-scale hemp cultivation and production of hemp flower/chaff for CBD extraction. Prior to joining Emerald, Mr. Yallu, in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, conducted research in the propagation of multiple crops in vitro before establishing a scalable commercial production program for Saskatoon berry plants.