Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corp. (CGT) are leaders in innovative engineering, technology, manufacturing, and product development in the industrial hemp industry. We are members of an expert, international-award winning group, in business for over 30 years. We are industry veterans, leaders and experts in creating innovative products and proprietary processing machinery. Consisting of scientists, chemical, mechanical and civil engineers, Canadian Greenfield Technologies have developed products and processes from bench to commercial scale.

Our products contribute significantly to environmental sustainability, green manufacturing and energy efficiency. Using renewable and sustainable resources, we are helping to reduce carbon emissions while providing premium products.

An inside look on how we manufacture our engineered hemp fiber products using our HempTrain® production technology!

Leadership Team

Mike Pildysh, M.Eng., P.Eng.

President

Mike Pildysh is the Founder and President of the Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corporation. He has been a member of the North American building materials industry for over 35 years, having founded and operated, since 1987, a group of companies, including most recently the award winning, multi-million dollar Cementec Industries Inc. Prior to that, he was Head Civil Engineer for Monenco Engineering Ltd. which was the second largest engineering company in Canada (now, a part of AMEC FOSTER WHEELER, one of the world largest engineering conglomerates). Mr. Pildysh is a Registered Engineer in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario, and has authored 12 patents and over 30 publications. He is a former member of the United States 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.

Stephen Christensen, Ph.D., P.Chem.

Vice President & General Manager

Dr. Christensen is the Vice President and General Manager of the Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corporation. With over a decade of experience in product development and manufacture, Dr. Christensen is responsible for the management of all aspects of the company operations. Dr. Christensen is a Professional Chemist in Alberta, has authored 11 publications, and is a former winner of the J.M. Pepper Prize in Chemistry. He is a member of the Canadian Society for Chemistry, the American Concrete Institute – Alberta Chapter, and the American Shotcrete Association.

Brittany McKell, BBA

Marketing Manager

Brittany is the Marketing Manager for the Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corporation. Brittany holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and a diploma in Marketing & Business Administration. Proficient in both, in-stone and e-commerce marketing, Brittany brings a background of diverse experiences to the Canadian Greenfield Technologies team. Brittany’s ambition, energy and dedication are an invaluable asset to the Canadian Greenfield Technologies team.

Kurt Edwards, B.A.Sc., E.I.T.

Principal Development Engineer

Kurt Edwards is the Principal Development Engineer supervising Canadian Greenfield’s R&D staff. A professional mechanical engineer with background in engineering, applied physics and mathematics, and almost 30 years 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 developed by Canadian Greenfield Technologies for its manufacture.

Natalie McKenzie, M.A.Sc., E.I.T.

Lead Chemical Process Engineer

With over 9 years of experience in experimental design, Natalie McKenzie is the Lead Chemical Process Engineer, responsible for products and process development. She holds a M.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University, and is a member of APEGA, ACI-Alberta Chapter, and the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE).

Matthew McKay, C.E.T

Production Manager

Matthew McKay is the Production Manager. 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. He is in charge of all aspects of production, and all production operators report to him.