Michel Chornet

Executive Vice President
Engineering, Innovation and Operations

Michel Chornet is Executive Vice President, Engineering, Innovation and Operations. He is responsible for the effective and successful delivery of projects and operations across the globe. From January 2013 to December 2014, he headed the Enerkem Alberta Biofuels site, overseeing construction, operational readiness and launch of Enerkem’s first full-scale commercial facility in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Mr. Chornet brings close to 20 years of experience in process development, technology commercialization, plant start-ups, performance and growth management as well as R&D. He held several management roles with increasing responsibility in both small enterprises and multinationals in the energy, chemical and renewable sectors with Shell Canada, H-Power Canada and PTT Poly Canada. In 2007, Mr. Chornet co-founded Fractal Systems where he held the position of Vice President, Engineering and Technology, overseeing the development and commercialization of novel upgrading processes. 

Mr. Chornet holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.