Dr. Alfred Lam

Dr. Alfred Lam

Partner

Alfred is an innovator, company builder and investor. He has more than 10 years R&D experience; co-founded and incubated Mangrove Technologies, a spin-off from the University of British Columbia; and has been with Chrysalix since 2012.

Alfred is instrumental in the development of investment theses, deal sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio and fund management. He is currently focused on investments that enable the circularity, electrification and decarbonization of large industrial sectors.

Alfred holds a number of Board positions and is actively involved with Chrysalix investments in Feasible Inc., Applied Impact Robotics, Axine Water Technologies, General Fusion and Primus Power.

Alfred has a PhD in Chemical & Biological Engineering from the University of British Columbia and a BASc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

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Fred van Beuningen

Managing Partner

Fred is a Managing Partner based in the Netherlands. His industry expertise spans C-level, Executive Board and CEO positions in oil & gas, chemicals, logistics, innovation and sustainability, and scaling up ventures.

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Richard MacKellar

Managing Partner

Richard is a Managing Partner based in Vancouver. He is an entrepreneur and startup CEO with industry expertise in electric power, material science, mining and metals.

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Dr. Wal van Lierop

Executive Chairman & Founding Partner

Wal is the Founder of Chrysalix and a Managing Partner based in Vancouver. He launched Chrysalix in 2001 and is recognised for his expertise and thought leadership in industrial innovation, energy and cleantech.

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Dr. Charles Haythornthwaite

Senior Partner

Charlie is a Senior Partner based in the United Kingdom. He leads the opportunity recognition and investment selection process in the Chrysalix RoboValley Fund and has a special interest in mining innovation. 

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Dr. Alfred Lam

Partner

Alfred is a Partner based in the Netherlands. He has incubated and launched ventures from academia and is involved in the development of investment theses, deal sourcing and due diligence with a special interest in energy and resource productivity. 

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Wendy Leong

Vice President, Finance

Wendy is the Vice President of Finance based in Vancouver. She has nearly 25 years of experience in private equity investment management and works closely with the investment team on valuation and finance matters.

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Alicia Lenis

VICE PRESIDENT

Alicia is a Vice President based in Vancouver. She works on investment theses development, deal sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management. Alicia has close to 15 years of industrial technology sector experience.

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Nicholas Andruschak

Associate

Nicholas is an Associate based in Vancouver. He is responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence, and developing investment theses. Nicholas is particularly interested in companies developing sensor systems and intelligent systems to facilitate Industry 4.0.

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Giuliana Unger

Analyst

Giuliana is an Analyst based in the Netherlands. She has expertise in cleantech innovation and carbon capture and utilization (CCU), and she is responsible for sourcing new deals and due diligence.

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