Alicia Lenis

Alicia Lenis

ASSOCIATE

A long-time industrial technology enthusiast, Alicia has close to 15 years of experience working with industrial companies in both technical and management roles across Europe, North America and Asia.

Before joining Chrysalix in 2018, Alicia worked as a management consultant for Bain & Company in London, England, helping companies with their toughest business problems including strategy, organisation, go-to-market/sales excellence, merger integrations and transformations. Prior to Bain, Alicia worked for ABB and a large marine shipping company in operational and technical capacities.

Alicia holds an MBA and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, where she was a Leaders of Global Operations Fellow. She is also a Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Alicia currently serves as a Board Observer with Chrysalix portfolio companies MineSense and Novamera Inc.

Team

Fred van Beuningen

Managing Partner

Fred is a Managing Partner based in the Netherlands. His industry expertise spans C-level, Executive Board and CEO positions in oil & gas, chemicals, logistics, innovation and sustainability, and scaling up ventures.

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Richard MacKellar

Managing Partner

Richard is a Managing Partner based in Vancouver. He is an entrepreneur and startup CEO with industry expertise in electric power, material science, mining and metals.

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Dr. Wal van Lierop

Executive Chairman & Founding Partner

Wal is the Founder of Chrysalix and a Managing Partner based in Vancouver. He launched Chrysalix in 2001 and is recognised for his expertise and thought leadership in industrial innovation, energy and cleantech.

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Dr. Charles Haythornthwaite

Senior Partner

Charlie is a Senior Partner based in the United Kingdom. He leads the opportunity recognition and investment selection process in the Chrysalix RoboValley Fund and has a special interest in mining innovation. 

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Dr. Alfred Lam

Partner

Alfred is a Partner based in the Netherlands. He has incubated and launched ventures from academia and is involved in the development of investment theses, deal sourcing and due diligence with a special interest in energy and resource productivity. 

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Wendy Leong

Vice President, Finance

Wendy is the Vice President of Finance based in Vancouver. She has nearly 25 years of experience in private equity investment management and works closely with the investment team on valuation and finance matters.

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Alicia Lenis

ASSOCIATE

Alicia is an Associate based in Vancouver. She works on investment theses development, deal sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management. Alicia has close to 15 years of industrial technology sector experience.

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Nicholas Andruschak

Associate

Nicholas is an Associate based in Vancouver. He is responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence, and developing investment theses. Nicholas is particularly interested in companies developing sensor systems and intelligent systems to facilitate Industry 4.0.

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