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Bruce Bingham

Chairman, CEO


Mr. Bingham’s 30 year business management experience spans the operations and financial management of some of the largest marine, forestry and resource management groups in BC with revenues over $250 million. His business leadership extends on to start-up project development, strategic planning, financing and execution of BC’s newly emerged industries including aquaculture, renewable energy and alternative energy technology industries.

Mr. Bingham was appointed in 2006 to British Columbia’s Premier’s Task Force for Alternative Energy Technologies. He was recently appointed founding chair for the proposed Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Commercialization of Information and Communication Research (CCICR), Vancouver.

He is a qualified Master Mariner and marine transportation logistics specialist.

Marten Kruysse

Director – Government relations and strategic planning committees


Mr. Kruysse has 30 years experience in economic and business development in British Columbia with specific expertise in new business startups and business planning for private businesses and public organizations.

Mr. Kruysse has also spent 25 years representing community and energy company interests in energy transmission, development, and taxation issues in West Kootenay region, B.C. He has advanced materials business expertise through serving of 10 years as a Canadian Director of Toxco Waste Management, an advanced environmental technology company which developed processes for recycling spent lithium batteries from US Government and industrial sources.

Mr. Kruysse’s business expertise includes finance and he has served for 10 years on the Board of Directors of Kootenay Savings Credit Union. Mr. Kruysse has degrees from University of Waterloo and Utrecht University

Dr. Orson Bourne

Chief Technology Officer


Dr. Bourne joined BBCP as its CTO after retiring from the NRC in 2013. At the NRC Dr Bourne held a variety of business and technical position throughout his 30+ years of service. In his last five years his primary responsibility was in developing national and international business relationships, where NRC expertise in nanotechnology could be used to provide commercially viable solutions to manufacturing and energy related problems. 

Orson has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and holds a number of patents. His current focus is on energy sustainability with a particular emphasis on developing economies where the need is to provide cost effective technical solutions that fits their economic structure. Dr. Bourne subscribes to the philosophy that economic prosperity is linked directly to the knowledge that provides sustainable energy solutions.

Carol Edwards

Advisor – Finance and strategic planning


Ms. Edwards brings 20 years of senior finance experience, with expertise in the field of renewable energy, and over a decade in the field of managing money, including a $1 billion small cap investment fund in Toronto.

Ms. Edwards is currently Instructor of Finance at BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).