Kris is working on his PhD.
He has extensive knowledge and experience of cannabis genetics and the cultivation of cannabis plants. His primary research interests lie in cannabis propagation, breeding and genetic mapping, whereby he seeks to make ties between genetic variation and disease treatment.
Kris is a founding member of the Cannabis Industrial Development Council of the Western Cape (CIDC-WC), a co-operative recognised by the Department of Health. The CIDC-WC provides a conduit between Government and the cannabis community, facilitating knowledge transfer and aiding regulation.
Kris consults to the agricultural and extractive industries on cannabis propagation; breeding and genetic mapping; and disease treatment.