Christoph received his Bachelor of Science (Nutritional Sciences) and Master of Science (Animal Science - Ruminant Nutrition) from the University of Guelph. Christoph joined OMAFRA in 1998 as the Beef Cattle and Sheep Nutritionist. He began his most recent work assignment as Livestock Sustainability Specialist in 2014 and is based out of the Elora OMAFRA office. Christoph has served on several national and industry-led committees including the Pork Value Chain Roundtable and its Sustainability working group. He has been appointed an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences recognizing his continued involvement on the University of Guelph Campus through the Ontario Agriculture College.