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. Forward, has been a CPA/CGA (professional accountant) in British Columbia since 1985. Mr. Forward has been a director, Chief Executive Officer and/or Chief Financial Officer of several public companies trading on the TSX and TSX Venture Stock Exchange in Canada. Most recently he was the CFO for NioCorp Development Ltd. from 2010 to 2015.
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).
Elizabeth S. Liu, QC
Ms. Liu founded and is Managing Director of LINK Business Law Group, which meets the needs of corporate clients by providing a broad range of legal, strategic and risk management advice, as well as general counsel services. Clients include both early-stage and established companies in a variety of industries. Prior to establishing LINK Business Law Group, Ms. Liu was Managing Partner at Basham Thompson & Liu LLP. She then served as Vice President and General Counsel of the Flora Group of Companies where she was involved in all aspects of the group’s operations and provided guidance on contracts and other legal issues. Flora manufactures and sells premium natural health products and has numerous distributorships in international markets. Ms. Liu was appointed Queen’s Counsel by Order-in-Council in December 2016.
Board of Directors
Stan Lis, CEOSee above
Casey Forward, CFOSee 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.
Michael G. Wystrach, USMC (retired), Director
Mr. Wystrach, has a background in developing and managing projects in real estate, food services, retail outlets, and technology companies. Mr. Wystrach brings commercial experience and expertise will significantly boost LeanLife’s efforts to enter the U.S. marketplace.
Brian Banducci, Director
Mr. Banducci has owned and operated BWF Banducci Inc. (California) for 11 years and Banducci México S.A. de C.V. Mazatlán, Mexico for 8 years. Mr. Banducci brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in identifying, evaluating, certifying and bringing to market organic products from all over the world, which in turn will benefit LeanLife’s efforts to enter the U.S. marketplace.
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.