Our Board of Directors

XLYNX Materials is guided by an impressive collection of brilliant scientists and successful entrepreneurs.
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Peter Berrang

Peter Berrang is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and run multiple successful companies on Vancouver Island. With a background in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, Peter holds over 30 patents in a broad array of disciplines including magnetics, fiber optics, semiconductor lasers, neural implants, chemical structures, and high strength fabrics.

Dr. Jeremy Wulff

Dr. Jeremy Wulff is a Full Professor in the Chemistry department at the University of Victoria. The invention of the first universal crosslinking reagents for polymers (Science 2019) initiated Dr. Wulff’s collaboration with XLYNX Materials and he continues to play a critical role as Scientific Advisor to the company.

Dr. Wulff’s LinkedIn profile.

Dr. Jeremy Wulff’s Google Scholar Citations.

David Green

David Green is a director and investor in XLYNX Materials. He has a degree in Engineering Physics, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from UBC. David has founded several technology companies, including Carmanah Technologies which grew to be Victoria’s largest tech company at the time, with about 200 employees. He holds several patents and has about 25 scientific publications. He currently invests in promising local technology companies, and has served on boards of publicly-listed and venture-backed companies as well as non-profits. David has a certification as a director from the Rotman School of Business (ICD.D).

David’s linkedin profile is here.

Richard Myerscough

Richard Myerscough is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully founded and led three thriving companies on Vancouver Island, serving as the CEO for each. Richard currently holds the position of CEO/Founder at ALUULA Composites Ltd. (AUUA.V), a recently publicly traded company.

With over 20 patents to his name, Richard thrives on innovation.

Sean Bourquin

Sean Bourquin is an entrepreneur with a passion for solving problems that make the world a better place.

Sean was previously the CEO & Founder of First Light Technologies, an award winning solar powered LED lighting products company based out of Victoria, BC. During Sean’s leadership, First Light was one of Canada’s fastest growing companies for 7 consecutive years and North America’s largest solar lighting company.

Sean is driven to bring XLYNX’s innovative crosslinking technology to the world.

Mary McFarland

Mary McFarland brings a combination of science and business experience to her role as Director of Business Development with XLYNX Materials. She holds an MSc in Chemistry and an MBA, and has worked in research and development, sales and marketing, administration, and as a CEO in such diverse fields as paints and adhesives, oceanography, medical devices, e-business, and program management.

Mary’s LinkedIn profile.

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