Our Management team is made up of proven leaders in the business community with the essential skills and experience to establish, run and grow a successful cannabis operation.

Chris Cornborough, Chief Executive Officer

Chris studied Economics at the University of Victoria and has worked in the financial services industry for 20 years. He’s established a successful Vancouver-based Mortgage Brokerage business and is well connected within the Vancouver business community. Chris’ role at ArcticPharm will be to drive the vision of the Company and maintain shareholder relations.

Doug Reed, Chief Financial Officer

Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Victoria and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, CA. Mr. Reed brings more than 15 years of accounting experience in the venture markets focusing on financial reporting, regulatory compliance, internal control and corporate finance activities.

Michael Austin, Chief Marketing Officer

Michael studied at the University of Victoria and obtained his B.Com in International Business. For the last 20 years, Michael has honed his skills in marketing, sales and business strategy working with the world’s leading agencies and global brands in London and Vancouver. Michael drives the companies marketing, sales and business development strategy along with the brand identity.

Sean Stofer, Chief Operating Officer

Sean is a Structural Engineer with further education in architecture, building technologies and business administration. Sean owns a successful real estate development firm in Vancouver and has a lengthy resume of construction, engineering and management of large scale projects. Sean has been instrumental in establishing the Company’s operating strategy and infrastructure plans and will focus on driving the operations of the Company. Sean was recently awarded the top 40 under 40 by Business in Vancouver.

John Lenart, Master Grower

John has been a grower for decades and has worked in the horticulture industry as a researcher, consultant and owner/operator. John has a passion for the North and is focussed on cultivating cannabis strains that will thrive in northern environments. He lives in Dawson City and will oversee all grow and genetic operations.

Dr. Phillip Round, Head of Product Development

Phil comes to ArcticPharm with a PhD in biochem and organic chemistry with years of experience in product development and extraction. Phil is instrumental in developing ArcticPharm’s concentrate processes and overseeing manufacturing and product development.


We have been fortunate to gather together expert advisors to help us define our strategy, plan our production facility and advise us on all legal matters.

Flemming & Singh Cannabis Inc.

Cultivation and extraction planning, organic methods and licensing

Randy Flemming brings nearly 30 years of experience to his clients – covering all aspects of cannabis from breeding to propagation, cropping to curing, extraction to responsible consumption. Prior to serving as the first master grower at Organigram, Randy had been involved as a researcher of cannabis working towards a better understanding of the plant at all stages of its life cycle. He also served as the Director of Cultivation with the American Cannabis Company helping producers to dramatically increase yields at lower costs while enhancing the cannabinoid and terpene profile.

Av Singh is one of Canada’s leading authorities on organic agriculture. After completing his post-doc at the University of Minnesota on pasture-based livestock production, Av worked at the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada and served as the Organic and Small-Scale Farming Specialist in Nova Scotia for over 15 years. Dr. Singh has authored over 200 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, and extension articles and has been an invited speaker to over 500 workshops, conferences, symposia as well as guest-lecturing at over 30 universities in Canada, the US, the UK, and India.

Stratus Designs

Mechanical systems design, process planning, layout and site planning

Adam Clarke has provided planning and design services on over 30 cannabis/hemp cultivation and processing facilities in the last 6 years. He has worked on the mechanical and HVAC design of facilities for cannabis cultivation, processing and packaging, pharmaceutical manufacturing and packing facilities and high-end food production and packaging. Adam specializes in designing customized solutions for the cannabis industry to ensure facilities are designed to account for adherence to GACP and GMP Standards, optimal crop yield, efficient, GMP compliant workflows and long-term reliability, cleanliness and health of facilities / equipment / personnel.

Eric Heel brings a practical approach to the design and execution of cannabis facility construction projects from his background in civil engineering, construction and project management. Eric specializes in the design of cannabis cultivation and processing facilities to ensure efficiency, compliance, and cleanliness and has helped plan and design over 20 facilities across Canada. Eric is able to bridge the gap between a project’s professional design team and the owner’s operations and business team, and provide guidance to or manage consultants and contractors to ensure the owner’s vision is executed without compromise.

Additional Advisors

Legal Advisor

Roland Hurst is an accomplished corporate and securities lawyer with a focus on corporate finance and securities regulation and mergers and acquisitions. Roland also has extensive experience drafting and implementing commercial agreements for clients in a wide variety of industries, including companies active in medical cannabis, mining, power generation, oil and gas, hospitality, restaurant, and technology sectors.