Board of Directors

Manoj Singh

Manoj has 17+ years of leadership experience in commercializing clean technologies in North America & South Asia, along with 20+ years experience of being part of the UBC Seed Fund. His expertise includes technology commercialization, market & partnership development, product development, project management & supply chain management.

Todd Farrell

Todd has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur & venture capitalist with┬áVancity Community Capital, Growth Works Capital & New Ventures BC. He is currently the president of the University of British Columbia (UBC) Seed Fund – The UBC Seed Fund invests first round capital in startups closely connected with the university.

Eric Kettleson

Eric Kettleson is the CFO of Interwest Enterprises Ltd., a private family office company. He has over 35 years’ experience working at Bay & Wall Street specializing in capital markets, specifically Canadian and US dollars interest rate derivatives.

Faribourz Taghipour

Fariborz is a Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at UBC. He has 15+ years of experience in industry & academia in the development of UV reactors. Fariborz is currently leading a research program on the development of UV-LED photoreactors for water purification.

John Thwaites

John is the CEO of REMCAN, a full service national railway contractor. He believes in delivering high quality, innovative & safety-enhanced services to railway track owners & operators across Canada. John guides the overall strategic direction and growth of REMCAN.