Chief Executive Officer
Harvey Panesar brings nearly two decades of corporate finance, public company management and venture enhancement expertise to the team. His diverse skill set has enabled him and his team to raise substantial capital in the private and public sectors.
Mr. Panesar’s focus and passion are aimed towards product development, retail and brand management, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical opportunities for hemp and cannabis around the globe.
Mr. Panesar’s focus is driven by the corporate footprint he has engineered in India, China, Paraguay, United States and Holland. These networks enable Mr. Panesar to focus on global markets.
Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza
Ph. D, P.Ag
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Mirza is a plant scientist who brings over four decades of experience and industry knowledge to Alvera Inc. Dr. Mirza holds a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta and served as an adjunct professor at his alma matter.
Dr. Mirza was inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame and subsequently the Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association created the Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza Educational and Scholarship Foundation.
Dr. Mirza has consulted with agencies in all sectors. He brings vast knowledge of greenhouse technologies, infrastructure, feasibility, R&D.
Chief Analytics Officer
LCol(Ret’d) Brock Heilman served with the Canadian Armed Forces for over 21 years. A graduate of the Royal Military College, Mr. Heilman holds a Bachelor and Masters of Arts and has completed the Joint Command and Staff Program.
While in the military, Mr. Heilman commanded at the Platoon, Company, Unit and Task Force levels with overseas deployments to Turkey, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Cyprus and Sicily.
Mr. Heilman is currently the Chief Informatics Officer for the Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Group.