Norton S. – President / S.PIC:
Norton currently serves as the Founder and Executive Chairman of Doventi Capital G.P. and Doventi Capital Fund II L.P. Norton has extensive experience at the senior management level of capital investments and has been involved in a number of large acquisitions, consolidations, and start-ups in Canada’s legal cannabis sector, both private and public. As an investor and advisor to numerous companies in Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) sector, he has been responsible for deploying over $22M CAD into the legal cannabis sector and assisted in oversight of another $50M of public M&A ACMPR transactions. Norton also is an advisor to, and significant investor in, Invictus MD Strategies (V.IMH) a diversified TSX-v listed cannabis company. As an experienced corporate leader, he has facilitated in regulatory matters, corporate matters, raising capital privately and publicly, as well as strategic corporate development within the public markets.
Aaron Godin M.Sc - QAP & R.PIC – Chief Science Officer and Quality Assurance Manager:
Aaron has been involved in the medical marijuana industry since 2014, working as a cultivation expert and Quality Assurance/Quality Control person. He is currently the lab manager at Zen Labs. Aaron completed his B.Sc. in Biology and Environmental Science at the University of Toronto and his M.Sc. in Biology at the University of British Columbia. Aaron is also currently working with a leading SFE equipment manufacturer Vitalis Extraction Technologies wherein his quality assurance and control skill-set is paramount when working with the high tech commercial equipment used to process cannabis.
David Buckle – R.PIC Senior Operations Manager:
David is the former Senior Grower at In The Zone, a Licensed Producer under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. David was responsible for overseeing the junior growing team, developing a cultivation regiment that would ensure satisfaction to Health Canada’s QA/QC standards, overseeing harvests and all over general cultivation duties. David was integral in establishing the first three harvests for In The Zone which played an integral role in In The Zone receiving its “Sales License” from Health Canada.
Michael Deyholos – A.RPIC Director of Plant Sciences:
Michael is a Professor and the Head of Biology at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Prior to coming to UBCO, he was a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta, where he worked with the genetics of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa). He holds a Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology from McGill University (2000), and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Arizona.