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  • FOUNDER
    Dr. John Shen, Founder, Chairman and CEO

    Dr. John Shen is Palcan's founder. Dr. Shen received a B.Sc. in Engineering in 1982 from East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai, China and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 1992 from Laval University, Quebec in the field of Catalysis. Dr. Shen is an acknowledged expert in the area of fuel cell technology, with over 20 years experience in catalysis and fuel cell research. Dr. Shen has been a chief designer of various PEM fuel cell units ranging from 100W to 5 KW.

    He was formerly a Research Fellow with the National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research, Science and Technology Agency of Japan located in Tsukuba during 1993 and 1994 and a Research Associate with Simon Fraser University, British Columbia from 1994 to 1995. From 1995 to 1998, Dr. Shen was founder and Chief Engineer of Nexcel Power Systems Corp., which was involved in PEM fuel cell research and development. He was a member of the National Research Council fuel cell program advisory board and is currently a board member of Fuel Cell Canada. He also sits on the International Standards Organization (ISO) committee forming codes and standards for hydrogen.He was the winner of the 2003 New Canadian Entrepreneur Award. He has been named as one of the " Fuel Cell 30" recognized by Fuel Cell Management in 2004.

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  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    Stephen Dadson, Director

    Mr. Dadson is a grauate of law from the University of British Columbis and BSc in biochemsitry at University of Manitoba. Mr. Dadson practiced Corporate Law until 1984 after which he has held several senior executive positions in technology businesses, both private and public.

    Mr. Dadson has been active in a number of Chinese based ventures. He is Co-Chairman, Hansen Investment Limited, a private Chinese holding company with holdings in real estate and recource development in China.

    Mr Dadson has been continually active in a number of Chinese based ventures since 1984 Bridging the cultures and practices of China and the West during the formative years of China's emergence has given Mr. Dadson unique hands on perspective about doing business in China.

    Mr Dadson has been actively associated with Palcan since 2000.

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  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    Dr. Zuomin Dong, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Director

    Dr. Dong received his B.Sc. of Mechanical Engineering from Beijing University of Technology in 1981, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. of Mechanical Engineering from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo from 1985 to 1989.

    Dr. Dong is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria (UVic) and a member of the Institute of Integrated Energy Systems (IESVic) at UVic. Dr. Dong is an expert on computer-aided design, advanced manufacturing, design optimization and fuel cell design and manufacturing.

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  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    Jeremy J. Tomlinson, Director

    Mr. Tomlinson has completed a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Pretoria Technikon and a Management Development Program (MDP) from the University of Stellenbosch Business School in Cape Town, South Africa.

    Mr. Tomlinson has many years of system design, integration, and project management experience ranging from military to aerospace applications. He has done global market and product strategy development for complex aerospace systems and has experience in marketing, sales, and operations for products such as specialized industrial equipment and automobiles and has founded and operated an import business.

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  • MANAGENT
    Wolfgang Chen, General Manager

    Mr. Chen holds B.Sc. in Automatiztion Engineering from Wuhan University in China & Master in Renewable Energy from German University.

    Since 2006 he has been involved in Renewable Technology Business, specially in Europe and North America projects. His strong knowledge and experience in International Standards equipment and accesories manufacturing, are the key of high technology requirements.

    Mr. Wolfgang has the ability and determination to solve current society big problem, the Pollution. Palcan Energy Corporation rely on his leadership to guide the team with the clear Goal of intall Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology in our lives.

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  • MANAGENT
    Dr. Gary Rutang Liao, VP in Business Development

    Dr. Liao holds a BSc. in Biology and M.S. in Ecology & Environment from Inner Mongolia Univeristy, China and Ph.D. in Biomass Production from Univeristy of Tottori, Japan.

    Dr. Liao began his busines career in Gateway Technology Inc., Canada, where he was responsible for marketing and software development. He spent four years working with Inner Mongolia Investment Co., China, a venture capital management company as vice president and founded one of earliest venture capital funds in China.

    He has extensive backgrond in business development and has been involved in startup ventures to commercialice fuel cell products in China.

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  • MANAGENT
    Henry, Li Hang Wei, Telecom Industry Division General Manager

    Mr. Li holds a Master in Software Engineering and graduated from Beijing University of Telecommunications.

    Mr. Li was supervisor of China Mobil Hebei branch in his early years, and has focused his career in Telecom Industry and is recognised as one of the top suppliers for China Mobil, the biggest Telecom Company in China. During all these years he has been awarded for his commitment with Energy Efficiency and Quality Standards.

    Proven experience in managment, with successfull business cases: Set up SJZ-Bridge Company in 2004, merger and acquistion of HB-CM in 2007, partnership with CHZH-YXT in 2007, join to Palcan-Telecom in 2012, partnership in HanTrend in 2015.

    Mr. Li is currently the CEO of HanTrend.

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