We believe in creating products for those who need them. We do things the right way without ever cutting corners. Whether it’s medical or recreational, local or international, we’re pursuing meaningful extraction, formulation, product development and testing to bring purposeful cannabis to the people.
AT VALENS, IT’S PERSONAL.
We produce a wide variety of products to suit a diverse range of needs. Whatever your desired output or preferred consumption, we’ve got it covered.
Raw and full spectrum. We can process your flower into crude oil for you to refine.
Let us clean the waxes, lipids and other impurities for you. We can refine your oil to any stage including carrier oil or emulsification.
TRUSTED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
We’ve only scratched the surface of cannabis’ potential. But with our history as a Health Canada licensed producer, we continue to develop and create purposeful products for the individual, for you.
Customize your oils with a variety of carrier oils, concentrations, cannabinoid ratios and more.
Customize your capsules with a variety of capsule materials, concentrations, cannabinoid ratios and more.
Full spectrum or distillate, flavourful or flavourless. The choice is yours.
From ingredient formulations to award-winning emulsion technology, Valens can help shape your beverage lines for success.
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Based on Mr. Robson’s impressive commitment and contributions to The Valens Company, he was appointed CEO in May 2017 after previously serving as Chief Operating Officer. Tyler attended the University of Saskatchewan on a football scholarship, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts & Sciences degree specializing in biology. He returned to Kelowna to pursue his passion for the cannabis industry by focusing on research and development, plant innovation, and life sciences. Tyler’s main interest is the medical application of cannabis to combat ailments while preparing for the up and coming adult use recreational market.
CHRIS BUYSEN, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer & Director
Mr. Buysen has over 15 years of diverse financial experience working as a senior financial executive with many public and private organizations in a wide range of industries including retail, pharmacy and consumer packaged goods. During this time, he was responsible for internal and external financial reporting, strategic planning, treasury, tax, information technology, human resources, financial controls and corporate governance. Mr. Buysen’s experience enables him to manage the Company’s expected growth in the near term as the Company explores opportunities into international financial and retail markets.
JEFFREY FALLOWS, LLB/MBA, CFA
Mr. Fallows is an accomplished finance professional with over 17 years of experience working on a wide range of financial advisory mandates in the cannabis, consumer products and industrial products industries including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, private placements, and strategic reviews both domestically and internationally. Prior to joining Valens, Mr. Fallows was a Managing Director at AltaCorp Capital Inc. where he was the Head of Life Sciences and Diversified Industries investment banking teams. Mr. Fallows focuses on executing on domestic and international growth opportunities, capital markets strategy and assisting with the overall corporate strategy of the Company.
Chief Operating Officer
In 2007, Chantel was appointed Director of Operations, then Director of Marketing for a fast-growing Western Canadian retail pharmacy chain. She was responsible for overseeing operations, financial performance, and marketing for 21 locations. The pharmacy chain’s success led to an acquisition in 2012 by Shoppers Drug Mart. In January 2013, Chantel took the opportunity to join a Canadian natural health food company for a more fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, leading the operations and marketing of a national product launch. By late 2015, Chantel and her team had gained shelf placement in over 8,000 stores, while implementing standard operating procedures, financial reporting structure and national consumer and trade marketing programs to grow the brand and prepare the company for further growth. She was promoted to President of the company in 2016. Chantel was hired at Valens as Vice President of Valens Agritech, it’s cannabis processing and product development subsidiary. Through her impressive operational skills and ability to lead, Chantel was quickly promoted to COO of The Valens Company to oversee operations in all of it’s wholly owned subsidiaries.
EVERETT KNIGHT, CFA
Executive VP of Strategy and Investments
Mr. Knight was a Portfolio Manager at Matco Financial Inc. where he had an impressive track record managing the Matco Cannabis Mandates and the Matco Small Cap Fund which was ranked number one in its category ending June 29, 2018 for one year Trailing Total Returns according to Morning Star. Mr Knight has analyzed hundreds of cannabis companies and toured countless facilities globally. His investment experience in the sector began in 2014 and he has accumulated a thorough understanding of the industry, regulations, subsectors and the companies invovled in this fast paced growing space. Mr. Knights previous work experience includes working at Petrominerales and Petrobank Resources. Mr. Knight graduated from the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business with a Bachelor in Commerce majoring in Finance and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. As Executive VP of Strategy and Investments, Mr. Knight oversees all M&A and Investor Relations and has a heavy hand in Sales and Marketing.