Board of Directors
Neil has been a serial entrepreneur over the past 20 years. Neil has focused on nutrient recovery from waste products throughout Western Canada and transforming them into useable agricultural nutrients. Neil spent many years serving on the Recycling Council of Alberta and the Compost Council of Canada. .Neil has created a variety of “nutrimental” fertilizer products ranging from the Biosul to the current line of Replenish macro-and micro-nutrients. Neil holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.
Mr. Best is an independent energy-consultant in Alberta. He has over 20 years of experience in the Alberta electricity industry, holding a variety of positions in integrated oil and gas companies, pipelines, utilities, energy marketers, and independent power producers and has represented organizations in stakeholder consultations, industry working groups and trade associations. He has experience in accounting, credit, counterparty risk, environmental policy, forecasting, marketing, business development, trading and operations groups. Mr. Best holds a B.Comm in Finance from the University of Calgary, Faculty of Management, Haskayne School of Business.
Catherine Stretch is Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Troilus Gold Corp. She has 20 years of experience in capital markets with a particular focus on the formation, development and operation of resource companies and was previously a partner and the Chief Operating Officer of a Canadian investment firm which had $1 billion in assets under management. Ms. Stretch has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from Western University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Keith Driver has served in leadership positions in several environmental technology companies over the past 15 years. His experience includes senior marketing, technical and management roles, focused on emerging products or technologies. Many of these opportunities have focused on processing organic feedstocks and marketing the end-products, such as compost and biochar. Keith holds two degrees in engineering and an MBA, and serves as a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary.