Phil is the founder of GreenForges, a self taught entrepreneur with a penchant for technology, culture and tackling big problems. He’s helped start multiple organizations and a few achieve long term success or get acquired. And brings hands on experience in business, construction and marketing.
Pierre is an entrepreneur and owner of a civil construction company located in Ontario, Canada. He brings over twenty years experience in successful mining projects as well as hands-on expertise in drilling, mineral exploration, construction, real estate and logistics.
Nicola is a passionate marketer with an entrepreneurial mindset. After graduating from Aix-Marseille University in applied languages and business, he moved to Taipei, Taiwan to study Mandarin Chinese, taking part into various projects that allowed him to build experience across different industries.
Hannes has a passion for finding simplified solutions to complex challenges. He’s a Chartered Accountant and entrepreneur with extensive industry experience from one of the big 4 accounting firms. He studied B.Com. and B.Com. Hons in Accounting Sciences (cum laude) at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. With international business, strategic, finance, auditing, project management, software implementation and startup experience from South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Canada and the United States.
Andrew has a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has experience in design and project management for heavy industry, as well as in developing custom internet of things based devices. Andrew has a passion for innovating towards a more sustainable future with more food security.
Estefany graduated with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering. She has experience working in international manufacturing companies as a project manager, process engineering and purchasing, experience as a logistics coordinator and currently working as a supply chain coordinator. She also spent 3 years as an enthusiastic member of the Rotary Club (secretary-elect for her club's new board of directors). Estefany has a passion for technology, social sustainability and community engagement.
Holding a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and having more than 10 years of engineering experience in a variety of industries. Mehdi is highly experienced and skillful in engineering and product development, and also has entrepreneurship drive and passion for building remarkable businesses.
Milos has a master degree in Communication and Information Technology from Electronic faculty in Nis, Serbia. He is also founder of software development company in Serbia, along side with his own SaaS startup for accounting. Milos has 10+ years professional experience in web development and e-commerce, and more recently an interest in machine learning.
Guillaume has spent his career in data valorization from designing big data infrastructure to consumption and data envangelization. Having grown up on a farm, he is very interested in how to feed the planet in a smarter way, using the technology at our disposal to help.
Wesley has a background in Psychology and is currently pursuing a career in Law with specific aim to specialise in International and Environmental Law. He has experience as a manager in compliance management and risk analysis in the banking sector. He is driven and passionate about protecting and conserving the environment.
With over 25 years of diverse operational experience in both start-ups and enterprise level companies, Erik brings a wealth of strategic decision making and leadership skills to our organization. He is responsible for overall strategy, operational development, and strategic growth initiatives across the organization.
François graduated from the University of Sherbrooke with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. He has 10+ years of professional experience in the MedTech, AdTech, FinTech and Cloud industries, and worked for unicorn companies in the Silicon Valley area. He’s passionate about technologies that can make a difference and has an insatiable thirst to bring ideas to reality.
Diego is an entrepreneur and serial inventor with a B.A in marketing and administration and more than 15 years of hands-on experience in electromechanical systems, CNC handling, rapid prototyping, industrial automation and robotic architectures design. He brings experience, ingenuity and creativity to the design process behind our underground agriculture systems.
Simon graduated college in software development and has a broad range of interests from sound production to controlled environment agriculture - He brings creativity and software, as an entrepreneur who already makes use of creative software controlled embedded systems.
Claude is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in business and law, and which developed an interest for research and concepts of agriculture and carbon capture technologies. With insatiable research and interest in theses subjects he constantly learns and brings new ideas and product opportunities to GreenForges.
Samir graduated from Telecom High School Tunisia with a bachelor's degree in computer Engineering. Samir is passionate about technologies and has over 35 years of professional experience, including 20 years as a consultant and 10 years as a Technical Solution Architect. He has been working in big data and cloud native environments for 10 years.
Jamil has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University where he specialized in machine design and project management. At McGill, he co-founded the first aircraft design team and helped build the framework for students to participate in international aircraft design competitions. Jamil has 3 years of professional experience in the energy industry with a focus on social entrepreneurship and sustainability.