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Our Leadership Team

Mike Pildysh

M.Eng., P.Eng.


Mike Pildysh is the Founder and President of Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corp. A member of the North American building materials industry for over 35 years, having founded and operated, since 1987, a group of companies, including the award-winning, multi-million dollar Cementec Industries Inc. He was Head Civil Engineer for Monenco Engineering, the second-largest engineering company in Canada at that time (now part of AMEC FOSTER WHEELER, one of the world largest engineering conglomerates). Mr. Pildysh is a Registered Engineer in Alberta and Ontario and has authored 14 patents and over 30 publications. He is a former member of the US Research Technology Board, the Winner of the Frank G. Erskine Award, and a member of the American Concrete Institute, American Shotcrete Association, American Chemical Society, and Chemical Institute of Canada.

Matthew McKay


Project Manager, Machinery Construction & Installation

Matthew McKay is the Project Manager, Machinery Construction & Installation, responsible for all aspects of domestic and international turn-key HempTrain™ projects. Matthew is a Mechanical Engineering Technologist, specializing in the design and fabrication of production equipment. Matthew obtained his Mechanical Engineering Technologist Diploma from Okanagan College and is a member of the Association of Science & Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta. Matthew has been involved in the majority of work in the HempTrain™ technology development, implementation and commercialization.

Kurt Edwards


Principal Technology Developer

Kurt Edwards is the Principal Technology Developer supervising Canadian Greenfield’s R&D staff.  Mr. Edwards is a professional engineer educated in engineering, applied physics and mathematics, and with over 30 years of experience in designing and building innovative machinery and automation systems for processing and manufacture of products related to construction, energy and materials – Mr. Edwards has overseen the entire development of the HempTrain™ technology and documentation for its manufacture.

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