#37 Shabbat Sharoom | Gregory Ferenstein

October 19, 2021
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Greg is a scientific consultant to mental health programs and psychedelic startups through his firm, Frederick Research. He’s also currently a scientific advisor on psychedelics and gathers research on how people use medicines such as psilocybin and LSD to improve their health, relationships, and careers. He is also the research director for Tech4America, a non-profit organization that looks at how access to mental health services impacts low-income individuals seeking to get into high-tech careers. His research has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, and The Guardian.

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About Ronan

An entrepreneur and a visionary, Ronan is one the founders of Field Trip – with a mission to bring the world to life through psychedelics and psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy. Concurrent with his work at Field Trip, he is a partner at Grassfed Ventures, a venture capital and advisory firm focused on the cannabis and biotech industries and is Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Board of Directors for Trait Biosciences Inc., a leading biotech company in the hemp and cannabis industries. Prior to his current roles, Ronan co-founded Canadian Cannabis Clinics and CanvasRx Inc., the latter of which was acquired by Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) in 2016, after which he served as Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Affairs for Aurora. A lawyer by training, Ronan started his career as a corporate lawyer at Blake, Cassels Graydon LLP and Legal Counsel at CTVglobemedia Inc. (now Bell Media Inc.) He holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Commerce degree, both from the University of Toronto.