Jonathan Wilkinson, BA, MA
Chief Executive Officer
Jonathan Wilkinson joined BioteQ as Chief Executive Officer in October 2011. Mr. Wilkinson is a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience in the clean technology sector and in public markets. Mr. Wilkinson has previously worked in leadership roles with Nexterra Systems Corporation, QuestAir Technologies, and Bain & Company. While with QuestAir, Mr. Wilkinson spent six years as President and CEO of this publicly traded entity. A Rhodes Scholar, Mr. Wilkinson has obtained degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, Oxford University and McGill University. Mr. Wilkinson has also completed the Executive Development Program at the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.
David Kratochvil, PhD, PEng
President & Chief Technology Officer
David Kratochvil was appointed BioteQ’s President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2008. In February 2012, David’s role transitioned to President & Chief Technology Officer, focusing on technology innovation and new market development. Previously, he served as BioteQ’s Vice President of Projects, responsible for overseeing the company’s engineering and development projects. Since joining the company in 2001 as Manager of Engineering, Dr. Kratochvil has been instrumental in the commercial development of the BioteQ’s process technologies, and has overseen plant design and operations. He holds a PhD from the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, BioEngineering unit from McGill University in Montreal. Dr. Kratochvil has over 20 years of experience in the areas of wastewater treatment and chemical processing. Prior to joining BioteQ, he worked as the water treatment specialist for Rescan Environmental Services, one of the leading Canadian environmental consulting firms serving the mining industry worldwide. The highlights of David’s other work experience include research and development in papermaking and ion exchange industries in Montreal, process control in Toulouse, and phosphate fertilizer production in Turkey.
Paul Kim, CA
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Paul Kim serves as BioteQ’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for overseeing BioteQ’s financial management, accounting, and reporting activities. He has more than 13 years of experience in both public practice and in public companies, having held positions with Lohn Caulder Chartered Accountants, Norsat International Inc, and Xantrex Technology Inc. Prior to taking on the CFO role, Paul served as BioteQ’s controller. Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.
Andrew Hall, MASc, MBA
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Andrew Hall joined BioteQ in February 2012 as the VP, Sales & Marketing to lead a newly formed sales team responsible for driving sales and revenue growth. Andrew joins BioteQ from Xebec Adsorption Inc., where he was Vice President for Asia Pacific Operations based in Shanghai. Prior to his role at Xebec, Andrew was CEO of QuestAir Technologies. Andrew also previously worked for Teck Cominco and Goldfields of South Africa Ltd. and holds degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town and the University of British Columbia, and an MBA from the London Business School.
David Sanguinetti, MEng, PEng
Director of Engineering
David Sanguinetti is BioteQ’s Director of Engineering, responsible for overseeing process design and engineering for all BioteQ projects. David holds degrees in Chemical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, and has 14 years of experience working around the world in process and project engineering roles in the energy and water treatment sectors.
General Manager, BioteQ Water Chile, Sp.A.
Oscar Lopez is the General Manager of BioteQ Water Chile, responsible for BioteQ’s business development activities and project management in Chile and South America. Oscar is a Chemical Engineer specializing in process development and project evaluation, with more than 20 years of experience in the chemical and metallurgical industry. Oscar is based in Santiago, Chile, and is fluent in Spanish and English.
Songlin Ye, BEng, MASc, PEng
Songlin is BioteQ’s China Manager, responsible for overseeing BioteQ’s operations and development projects in China. Songlin holds degrees in Environmental Engineering from universities in Canada and China, and has over 18 years of experience in the environmental field. Songlin is based in Vancouver, with frequent travel to China. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.
Korina Kinsman, BSc
Manager, Human Resources
Korina is BioteQ’s Manager, Human Resources, responsible for all aspects of HR management for BioteQ’s Vancouver office and international operations. Korina has over 6 years human resources experience in engineering environments as well as operational experience. Korina holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and is a member of the BC Human Resources Management Association, currently pursuing her CHRP designation.