Alfred joined Chrysalix in 2012 with more than 10 years R&D experience. He is a technology innovator, angel investor, and successful company builder with three patents/applications and 10+ peer-reviewed journal publications. Alfred is also an entrepreneur having co-founded Mangrove Technologies, a spin-out from the University of British Columbia.
At Chrysalix, Alfred is instrumental in the development of investment theses, deal sourcing, due diligence, portfolio and fund management. Given his passion for disruptive innovation, his current investment focus is in intelligent systems and automation platforms for the energy and resource sectors.
Having developed a keen eye for high potential disruptive technologies, Alfred holds a number of Board positions and is actively involved with Chrysalix investments in Axine Water Technologies, General Fusion and Primus Power.
Alfred is also active in the start-up ecosystem and a volunteer mentor/advisor for New Ventures BC, CSIRO ON Accelerator, Elemental Excelerator and the Banff Venture Forum. He has a PhD in Chemical & Biological Engineering from the University of British Columbia and a BASc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.