William retired as the President of DuPont Canada in 2008 after thirty-four years with the E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, and was on the Board of Directors of Afexa Life Sciences from 2009-2011 (as Chairman). William joined Woodland Biofuels as COO in 2012. He is also a former director of Afexa Life Sciences, Helix BioPharma Corp. and Progressive Waste Management Solutions, and a former Director of MaRS Discovery District. William chairs the advisory board for the Schulich Center of Excellence for Responsible Business, and received his Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) certification in 2012.
Since June 2009, Ian has been the President of CKF Inc., a foam packaging and molded pulp product company with three manufacturing locations across Canada. He was the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer before becoming President. Prior to CFK Inc., Ian spent thirty years in the can-making industry, managing plants and businesses across the Americas and the U.K. Ian served on the board of Stewardship Ontario, and currently serves on the board of the International Molded Fiber Association. He is an active member of Foodservice Packaging Institute and Canadian Plastics Industry Association.
Eric is Director of CHAR Technologies and Vice President of Oakwest Corporation Limited, a Toronto-based investment holding company. Eric is also a Director and Chairman of the Investment Committee of The Equitable Group (EQB-T), the parent company of The Equitable Bank and a Board member of In-Touch Survey Systems (INX-V). Eric has been in the investment industry for over twenty years. He holds an MBA degree from the University of Ottawa.
Lyle is President of Lyle Clarke & Associates, a consultancy providing strategic advice and leadership to start-ups, SMEs and Accelerators in the Cleantech sector. Lyle has broad experience providing executive leadership, organizational innovation, and strategic change management for his clients. Lyle is also Chair of eTracks Tire Management Systems, serves on the Advisory Committee of Blue Zone Technologies, is a member of the Spark Angel Network and the College of Reviewers for the Ontario Centres of Excellence, and is a Volunteer Advisor at the Research Innovation and Commercialization (RIC) Centre in Mississauga. In the past Lyle has served as Executive Vice President of Stewardship Ontario, Executive Director of Green Centre Canada, and on the Board of Waste Diversion Ontario and Stewardship Ontario.
Enzo is the principal owner and co-founder of Gracious Living Corporation. He has over twenty years of hands-on involvement and experience in all aspects of the company’s business including product conceptualization, development, manufacturing, sales, shipping, and distribution.
James is a veteran of the financial and environmental industries. His career has been focused primarily on public and private companies in the Cleantech sector. James is Chairman of Environmental Business Consultants and serves on other Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards including Actual Media, WE Communications, and BlueZone Technologies. He is also an Entrepreneur in Residence in the Business Accelerator Program funded by Ontario’s Ministry of Research and Innovation. In this mentorship role, he coaches entrepreneurs and technology developers through the process of commercialization.