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Michel Chornet

Executive Vice President, Technology and Global Commercialization

Michel Chornet is leading Enerkem’s global commercialization strategy as well as the ongoing development of its technology and research and development.

Michel brings more than 25 years of experience in process development, technology commercialization, plant start-ups, performance, and growth management as well as R&D. He has been with Enerkem for over 15 years in various positions, and he notably headed the Enerkem Alberta Biofuels site, overseeing the construction, operational readiness and launch of Enerkem’s first full-scale commercial facility.

Prior to this, Michel held several management roles with increasing responsibility in both small and large enterprises in the energy, chemical and renewable sectors with Shell Canada and H-Power Canada. In 2007, he cofounded Fractal Systems where he held the position of Vice President, Engineering and Technology, overseeing the development and commercialization of novel upgrading processes. Also in 2007, he cofounded CRB Innovations, a technology start-up in the clean-tech space. 

Michel Chornet holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from McGill University in Montréal, Québec.

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