About ~ Board of Directors
Bernard Grobbelaar, C.A.
Bernard is Director of Corporate Services at Givens LLP. He is an experienced accountant serving public and private companies at international and national accounting firms. He currently provides contract CFO/Controllership services and consulting services (including IFRS services) to his clients. He is a chartered accountant in Canada and South Africa.
Bruce Hirsche, Secretary
Mr. Hirsche possesses extensive legal background in the creation and financing of knowledge-based companies including Board Directorship in many of these companies. He is currently a partner at Parlee McLaws of Edmonton. Bruce holds a Master of Laws designation.
Mr. Huizinga has extensive experience in clinical research design and development. He is currently the Vice President, Clinical Affairs for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. He has acted as a consultant to pharmaceutical companies, and has lectured extensively. Mr. Huizinga has numerous articles published in leading medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, and the American Journal of Transplantation. Mr. Huizinga holds a M.Sc. in Medicine (Epidemiology) from the University of Alberta, is a Registered Nurse, certified in Nephrology, and a member of Sigma Theta Tau (Honor Society of Nursing).
Dr. Muhs has had an outstanding career in pharmaceutical manufacturing and executive level management. He has served at an executive level for Laporte PLC, Degussa GmbH and Rhodia Pharma Solutions. He holds a PhD in organic chemistry.
Dr. Tertzakian has over 30 years' experience in the creation, management, and financing of knowledge based companies. He is past Chair & CEO of Innovotech, Raylo Chemicals and Cytovax. He possesses a PhD in organic chemistry.
James Timourian, Chairman
Dr. Timourian is a former university mathematics professor and successful investor in technology companies. He possesses a PhD in Mathematics.