Steve M.

Aquaponics | Farming | Technology

Canada
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As Founder, Director, and CTO of Pontus Water Lentils Ltd., Green Oasis Foods Ltd., Garden City Aquaponics Inc., and through previous work at AFS Superfoods Ltd., Steve is exceptionally experienced wi...see more

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • Food & Beverage

189

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Chief Tech

Pontus Protein Ltd
4 years
Current position
Oct 2018 - Present
Pontus technologies deliver new sources of plant protein that are grown in a network of biosecure indoor aquaponic farms using environmentally sustainable techniques.

Chief Technology Officer

Pontus Water Lentils Ltd.
4 years
Current position
Oct 2018 - Present
Pontus technologies deliver new sources of plant protein that are grown in a network of biosecure indoor aquaponic farms using environmentally sustainable techniques.

Partner, Founder, and Chief Technology Officer

Green Oasis Foods Ltd.
5 years
Current position
Sep 2017 - Present
Garden City Aquaponics Inc. is a local food production company, and a research and development facility. We grow fresh leafy greens and fish for local restaurants and grocery stores, as...see more

Engineering Director

AFS Superfoods Ltd.
1 year
Mar 2016 - Mar 2017
Engineering Design lead, collaborated with an international team to develop multiple 4-acre sized aquaponic farming facilities across Canada. We also built an aquaponic farm in Ghana as...see more

Founder/ Partner

Garden City Aquaponics Inc.
8 years
Current position
Aug 2014 - Present
I took lead on designing our aquaponic greenhouse, managed labour and subcontracts during construction, and handle most of the day-to-day business and on-going maintenance.

Contractor

The Steve of All Trades
12 years
Current position
Apr 2010 - Present
specializing in designing/building custom artistic climbing walls, renovations and painting, personal fitness and yoga training, modeling, landscaping and gardening, drafting, tutoring,...see more

Security Patrol

code 3
1 year
Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
Part of a patrol team, charged with safeguarding pipelines in northern BC.

Production Manager

RQF
1 year
Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
Providing thousands of kids from schools around Victoria with restaurant quality meals every school day. I organized and supervised 5-7 people; we made a good team.

Geo-technician

Aurora Geosciences Ltd.
2 years
Mar 2007 - Sep 2008
Very diverse working environments ranging from office work to northern Canada's tundra to BC's mountain forests. Confident solo or with a small crew in remote camps often for six weeks ...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • Food & Beverage

Expertise

  • Environmental Awareness
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Facility Operations
  • Engineering
  • Aquaponics System Design