CEO AND DIRECTOR
Based on Salt Spring Island, BC, Harvey has a background in Cannabis R&D, business leadership in private and public companies, public relations, intellectual property strategy and journalism. He founded Lighthouse Genomics to address the dual need for integrity in Cannabis supply chains and more widespread access to advanced genomics technologies.
DR. PHILIPPE HENRY
With a doctorate degree in evolutionary genetics, Dr. Henry has served as an an adjunct professor at the University of Northern British Columbia, and led numerous scientific initiatives in the cannabis industry. His primary focus is using genomic analysis to gain meaningful insights for business. He was one of the first to successfully develop genetic markers using the Lighthouse Cannabis 40,000 SNP Array.
DR. ANDERS GONÇALVES DA SILVA
CHIEF BIOINFORMATICS OFFICER
Since receiving his Ph.D. from Columbia University in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in 2007, Dr. Gonçalves da Silva has designed and implemented accredited bioinformatics workflows and pipelines for public health. He leads the development of bioinformatic workflows that are fully reproducible, traceable, and validated to ensure their reliability, accuracy, and precision.
Tim has over 20 years of technology, innovation and economic development experience working as Senior Policy Advisor and Director with both the Provincial and Federal Governments including Director of Knowledge Transfer and Commercialization in the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Research, Technology and Innovation.
Native to Northern BC, Tanner received his MSc in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan where he developed software solutions for microbiome analysis of crops and soils. His research interests include reproducibility, accessibility, and transparency genomic methods and compositional data analysis. He is currently focused on automation and genomic analysis at scale, as well as bridging the gap between genomics and the public to provide meaningful insights into the natural products commonly consumed.