The LeanLife Health team has extensive experience in all facets of management, finance, marketing, operations and biotechnology.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lis was the co‐founder, past president and director of MicroCoal Technologies Inc. (formerly Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc.) from its inception in 2006 to 2015. From 2000 until 2006, he was the president, CEO and director of Stream Communications Network & Media Inc., a cable company where he was directly responsible for taking the company from start up to 65,000 subscribers. From 1993 until 2000, Mr. Lis acted as President, CEO and director of Trooper Technologies Inc., an environmental company focused on waste management in Central Europe. In 1988 he founded International UNP Holdings Ltd., a Toronto Stock Exchange Investment Company used to acquire and finance privatized Polish state enterprises. Mr. Lis studied Business Administration and Securities at Simon Fraser University. Mr. Lis personally raised over $60 million to finance the above mentioned companies.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Tong, CPA, CA, CFA has served in senior management positions for a number of public and private companies in his career. Mr. Tong was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Pathway Capital Ltd, a venture capital firm with a portfolio of early stage ventures with market capitalization ranging from $5M to $100M. Mr. Tong was the Chief Financial Officer of Turnberry Resources Ltd. from February 2012 until the Company was acquired in April 2014. Currently, Mr. Tong is the Chief Financial Officer of LeanLife Health Inc. and is a senior advisor to several high-growth companies.
Carl F. Perez, PhD
Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Perez has more than 30 years of leadership in academic research programs and has experience in all phases of drug discovery, process development, preclinical development, FDA/Health Canada regulatory compliance, and cGMP manufacturing. Dr. Perez was Director Preclinical Programs for Chromos Molecular Systems (Burnaby, BC) and VP Product Development for Metaara Medical Technologies (Vancouver, BC).
Mr. Hiebert served as a Member of Parliament in Canada for eleven year (2004-2015). During this time, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Defence and later Intergovernmental Affairs and served on the Natural Resources, Finance and International Trade committees. Mr. Hiebert has a worldwide network of contacts in business and foreign governments as a result of his leadership roles on several international associations, including Canadian Chairman of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II patron), speaking engagements at the European Parliament and the United Nations, as well as experience in over 100 nations. He started his education in the Faculty of Engineering before completing a multi-faceted undergraduate degree from Biola University (Los Angeles, California) that included studies at Oxford University and an internship at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC. He earned his Law Degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the University of Sydney (Australia), then practiced at a national Canadian law firm, before completing his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) also from UBC. He has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program and has served as a director on a variety of private and public companies.
Vice President Operations
Mr. Nichols brings more than 15 years of Product and Project Management experience working with large multi-company teams combined with a strong automation engineering background. Prior to joining LeanLife he played key roles in the nutraceutical market, bringing a manufacturing plant operational while automating several of its complex processes to maximize efficiencies, reduce labour requirements, and improve product quality and consistency. One of Mr. Nichols' primary strengths is his ability to identify problems with current or planned products and processes. His creative solutions have resulted in him being named in several patents granted, pending or in the application stage, for every company he has worked with over the past 18 years.
Board of Directors
Stan Lis, CEOSee above
Marcin Łukaszewicz, PhD
Dr. Łukaszewicz is the Dean of the Department of Biotransformation, at the Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wroclaw (Poland). Dr. Łukaszewicz is an expert in molecular biology, biotechnology, and microbiology.
Glen Macdonald, Director
Mr. MacDonald is a self-employed geology consultant. Mr. Macdonald has served as CEO, President, and Director for numerous private and public companies with particular expertise in corporate development and fiduciary compliance.
Dr. Robert Chanson, Director
Dr. Robert Chanson is a Swiss National born in Sri Lanka (1950). Following Schooling in Ceylon and Switzerland, he studied Law & Ecology in Zurich, London and Paris. Robert is a Lawyer and holds a PhD in Environmental Sciences. Following a career in various management capacities with an internationally operating Swiss financial services Company he formed a pioneering risk-management company with a focus on environmental risks in the early 90s. Since the late 90s Robert has established himself as an Institutional Business Angel in the field of Biotech, Sustainable Agriculture and Renewable Energies entertaining projects both in Europe, North America and South Asia. He is a co-founder of the London-listed ag-biotech Company ‘Plant Health Care’ – his two latest start-ups focus on encryption technologies and a novel pyrolytic reactor. Dr. Chanson has joined the LeanLife team as an Independent Director to assist the Company in reaching its ambitious business goals in North America and Overseas.