Board of Directors

Meet Our Board of Directors Team

Daniel Burns

Daniel Burns

Chairman

Daniel is a lawyer, accountant and entrepreneur. Daniel is an experienced corporate director in the financial services, insurance and mining sectors. He has served as chair of a number of significant organizations in Canada and the United States as well as chaired the audit committees of significant public and private institutions.

Monty Sikka

Monty Sikka

Co-Founder, Director

Monty, co-founder of Zenabis, has had a successful career of start-up companies in the technology sector over the past two decades. He has extensive experience in e-commerce, marketing and finance sectors. As President of the Monark Group, a group of companies he co-founded in 2001, Monty has grown the business into a multi-million-dollar, multi-faceted corporation.

Leo Benne

Leo Benne

Chief Growing Officer and Director

Mr. Benne is currently the General Manager of Bevo Farms Ltd., the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary. Leo Benne gained advanced knowledge of modern horticultural methods at Rijks Middlebare Tuinbouwscholl in Holland. With experience in the application of computer technology to the production of healthy, high-yield plants, he has been a key figure in the development of Bevo Agro. Leo Benne is a hands on executive, overseeing every stage of the company's operations, from planting to shipping. Leo Benne has been with Bevo for 10 years.

Natascha Kiernan

Natascha Kiernan

Independent Director

Natascha is an experienced international finance and M&A attorney who has held senior positions at several prominent international law firms. Her experience includes working as Counsel in the London office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and has represented Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions and international governments in complex corporate finance and M&A transactions totaling more than $100 billion in value and spanning six continents. In 2014, she was ranked as one of the “Top 40 Under 40 Rising Legal Stars in Europe” by the Financial News. Natascha holds a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and is qualified to practice law in New York and England & Wales.

Andrew Grieve

Andrew Grieve

Independent Director

Andrew is an experienced financial executive, entrepreneur, principal investor, and officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. Andrew, as Co-Founder and Co-Head of Advisory at Agentis Capital, has advised on more than $20 billion of completed acquisition, financing, and project development transactions across a wide range of sectors, from infrastructure to technology and industrials. Andrew has led many of Agentis Capital's 18 principal investments, including complex restructuring and technology transactions, where he has taken extensive operational roles. Andrew has been an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces for 15 years, where he is currently a Major.

Vincent Quan

Vincent Quan

Independent Director

Vincent is currently the Vice President of Finance for the Richberry Group of Companies, part of the executive management team that oversees over 1,100 acres of Ocean Spray cranberry bogs. Previously, he oversaw a team of lending professionals in Farm Credit Canada and managed a portfolio over $1 billion.