Progressive Planet Solutions Inc Snapshot
STEPHEN HARPUR, CPA, CGA
CEO & CHAIRMAN
Stephen Harpur is a Chartered Professional Accountant. After graduating from business school, Steve joined Richardson Greenshields in 1993 and spent the next six years as an investment advisor. Since 1993, Steve has raised equity for many small cap companies, both public and private. Stephen has extensive experience in project management working for both himself and in a management position with a corporate restructuring and insolvency firm. Past projects include the following:
- Built out a scalable e-commerce platform in the early 2000’s;
- Completed a 30-unit residential construction project as part of a corporate restructuring;
- Supervised multiple capital projects at a large composting and anaerobic digestion plant;
- Designed and built the first industrial plant in Western Canada to de-package expired packaged food while recycling the packaging;
- Oversaw two research projects in collaboration with a respected Canadian university to make and then test a potassium phosphate fertilizer through crop trials; and,
- Oversaw multiple research projects converting organic wastes into biofuels with co-funding from the National Research Council.
CONRAD K. WAGENAAR
VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mr. Wagenaar has spent more than seven years growing KMI Zeolite. KMI Zeolite operates a mine in California and a zeolite processing and packaging facility near Pahrump, Nevada. Prior to this, Mr. Wagenaar completed undergraduate degrees in business and computer science as well as an MBA from Queen’s University in 2010. The new position is a permanent part-time position as Mr. Wagenaar remains active with KMI Zeolite which primarily sells to US customers while Progressive Planet is focused primarily on Canadian markets.
DWAYNE MELROSE, P.GEO (QP)
Dwayne Melrose has joined Progressive Planet Solutions Inc. as a Qualified Person (QP) to our Board of Directors. Mr. Melrose has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry where he has been very successful in advancing three significant exploration projects towards production.
Early in his career, he was responsible for the design, and evaluation of precious metals in deposits in various geological environments within in Canada, United States, China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Dwayne has served on board of multi-jurisdictional publicly traded mining companies with interests in Precious Metals, Base Metals, and Industrial minerals.
EDWARD BEGGS B.E.S., M.SC.
Edward (Ed) Beggs has a background in agriculture, commercial/industrial/agricultural construction sales and project management, international web-based sales and distribution of specialized building and renewable energy products, and new product development and sales in the clean tech sector. He obtained a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree from the University of Waterloo and an M.Sc. in Environment and Management from Royal Roads University, where he has also served as Associate Faculty for over a decade.
DAVID CROSS, CPA, CGA
Mr. Cross is a CPA, CGA and is currently a partner at Cross Davis & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants (“Cross Davis”) which provides accounting and consulting services to publicly traded companies. Mr. Cross has over 21 years of accounting experience and has been a partner of Cross Davis for 8 years.
Progressive Planet Solutions Inc.
510 – 580 Hornby St.
Vancouver, BC, V6C 3B6