Alfred Lam

Vice President

 
 
 

Alfred joined Chrysalix in 2012 with more than 10 years R&D experience. He is a technology innovator with three patents/applications, more than 10 peer-reviewed papers, and was awarded an NSERC Innovation Award recognizing his entrepreneurial spirit and the commercial potential of his PhD research for portable power generation.

Alfred has held a number of Board positions and is actively involved with Chrysalix investments in Axine Water Technologies, Primus Power and GlassPoint. Additionally, he is active in the startup ecosystem as an Angel investor and a volunteer mentor/advisor for OregonBest, New Ventures BC, CSIRO ON Accelerator, Hawaii Energy Excelerator and the Cleantech Open.

At Chrysalix, Alfred is responsible for investment thesis development, deal sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio and fund management. His current investment focus is in perception and cognition opportunities and its application in the energy and resource sectors.

Alfred has a PhD in Chemical & Biological Engineering from the University of British Columbia and a BASc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

 

Team

Wal van Lierop
President & CEO
Mike Sherman
Managing Partner
Fred van Beuningen
Managing Partner
Richard MacKellar
Managing Partner
Alfred Lam
Vice President
Wendy Leong
Vice President
Joe Blair
Vice President
Allison Johnson
Director of Marketing

Advisory Board

MATTHIAS
BISCHEL

MATTHIAS BISCHEL

Matthias is a former member of the Executive Committee and Director of Projects & Technology at Royal Dutch Shell. His previous roles include Executive Vice President of Development & Technology, Managing Director of Sll Deepwater Services, and Director of Petroleum Development Oman. Matthias holds a Doctorate in Earth Sciences from the University of Basel, is an Honorary Professor of the China University of Petroleum, and an industry advisor for the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

MARK
DUDZINSKI

MARK DUDZINSKI

Mark is the former Chief Marketing Officer at GE Energy responsible for $45 billion in business including thermal & renewable power generation; oil & gas exploration, development & transport; electric transmission & distribution; and industrial controls. Mark holds a BSc Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

MICHAEL
PHELPS

MICHAEL PHELPS

Michael has extensive expertise in executive management, private equity and finance in the natural resource and energy sectors. He was a longstanding executive at Westcoast Energy (a natural gas company acquired by Duke Energy in 2002) where he served as Chairman and CEO from 1992 to 2002, as Chief Financial Officer from 1987 to 1989, and as a corporate development executive from 1982 to 1987. Currently Michael serves as the Director and Founder of Dornoch Capital and is a Director on multiple boards including Marathon Oil and Spectra Energy Corporation.

JOHN
THOMPSON

JOHN THOMPSON

John is the former Vice President, Technology and Development at Teck Resources. John left Teck in 2012 to form PetraScience Consultants Inc., providing exploration and technology services to the mining industry. He is currently the Wold Professor in Environmental Balance for Human Sustainability at Cornell University.

PAUL
DE MARTINI

PAUL DE MARTINI

Paul is the former Chief Technology Officer & Vice President Strategy for Cisco Systems Connected Energy Networks where he helped guide the company into the smart grid market. Previously, Paul was Vice President Advanced Technology for Southern California Edison (SCE) where he led R&D, strategic planning and policy development for some of most influential smart grid deployments in the US.

STEFAN
HECK

STEFAN HECK

Stefan is a consulting Professor at the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. Previously he was a Director at McKinsey where he cofounded the Cleantech and Sustainability Transformations practice, and led the Global Semiconductor practice. Stefan is the co-author of the Resource Revolution, exploring how disruptive innovation will create opportunities for 10x improvements in performance and wealth creation.

PETER
BRYANT

PETER BRYANT

Peter is a 30-year Executive Business Strategist with expertise in growth and innovation, natural resources and energy, software, technology commercialization and corporate venture capital. Peter’s former senior leadership roles include GE and Computer Associates; he is also a former startup CEO and President. He is currently a senior fellow at the Kellogg Innovation Network and a Partner at Clareo.

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