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Dr. Gene S. ShelpDirector, President and C.E.O

Gene is co-founder, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Current Water Technologies Inc. Gene is a professional geoscientist with greater than 20 years of public company management experience and 25 years of water quality and general environmental experience associated with the operation and decommissioning of industrial and municipal facilities. Gene has spearheaded the development of the company's electrochemical water treatment technologies for remediating surface waters, groundwater, and municipal and industrial process and waste waters contaminated with metals, ammonia and nitrate. He earned undergraduate degrees in Wildlife Management and Earth Sciences, and a PhD in Environmental Geochemistry from the University of Guelph, as well as a M.Sc. degree in Geology from Queen's University. He was a NSERC Canada Industry Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Guelph. Gene is the author of over 20 patents.

Dr. John Motto Chief Chemist

John joined Current Water Technologies in 2009 and has been involved in the design and use of electrochemical equipment for water purification in the mining industry. John earned his M.Sc. in 2001 and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 2005 from the University of Guelph in Guelph. Previously, John completed a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (1994) and an M.Sc in Organic Chemistry (1997) from Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.  He has specific expertise in applied organic chemistry and water treatment and engineering principles of physical and chemical processes for extracting valuable substances from raw materials and by-products; specifically, solid mine waste. He has studied polymer decomposition via thermolysis, the use of palladium as a catalyst in organic reactions, and has broad knowledge of organosulfur chemistry. John has 5 years’ experience in applied organic chemistry and 5 years’ experience in applied electrochemistry as it applies to wastewater treatment. 

Consuelo Goegan General Manager

Consuelo joined Current Water Technologies in 2014. She manages the daily operations of the office, including accounting, payroll, Human Resources, budgeting, records and data management. Consuelo also looks after general reporting to the TSX-V Exchange and provides logistical support to all the members of the Current Water Technologies team. She holds a Library and Information Technician Diploma and Integrated Accounting Certificate.

David Stuart Licensed Electrician

Dave joined Current Water Technologies in 2014. He brings over 30 years of experience as a licensed electrician. Dave works closely with Senior Project Managers to facilitate commercial equipment manufacturing, in house test units, on-site commissioning and unit operation.

Dr. Iurie PargaruResearch Scientist

Dr. Iurie Pargaru has over 25 years experience in applied electrochemistry and water treatment including removal of such contaminates as ammonia, nitrate, selenium and recovery of valuable minerals.  He provides project management, technical support, experimental design and onsite commissioning of CWTI systems. He is responsible for materials and methods testing and technology development. Dr Pargaru is the holder of numerous patents.

Markus IngelssonResearch Scientist

Markus joined Current Water Technologies in 2021 after graduating from the University of Calgary with a M.Sc. in chemical engineering. His graduate research pertained to exploring performance enhancements strategies for electrochemical water treatment technologies. In 2018, he earned his B.Sc. in environmental engineering from the University of Vermont, where he was recognized with the award for the Greatest Contribution to University of Vermont Civil & Environmental Engineering for his research contributions. Markus has worked on water treatment projects throughout North America and Europe, and he has a great passion for solving environmental problems through innovation.

Girish BoroleProgect Manager - Design

Girish Borole joined Pumptronics Inc in 2014. He has over 12 years of experience working in the Mechanical design field. He has extensive expertise in the design and drafting of custom automated pumping stations for golf courses and agricultural irrigation applications and for storm water/flood water management. He is responsible for project budget cost estimations and manufacturing scheduling. Girish works closely with our domestic and international suppliers to source components and specified materials. He hold Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Pune University, Pune, India and Mechanical Tech. design post graduate diploma from Centennial College, Toronto, Canada.