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Professor Suresh Narine

Chairman, CGX Energy

Professor Suresh Narine, named in 2011 as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Leaders, is originally from Guyana. He has been a Director on the CGX board since 2012, serving variously as Co-Chairman, Executive Co-Chairman and Executive Director (Guyana) since 2013. Professor Narine is a Senior Professor at Trent University, where he is cross-appointed to the Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry. He is the Director of the Trent Centre for Biomaterials Research. He served from 2006 to 2021 as the Director of Guyana’s Institute of Applied Science and Technology. Professor Narine has an impressive academic career that includes numerous awards including the prestigious “Distinguished Researcher“ at Trent University, the “Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Award for Excellence in Science and Technology” and the “Growing Alberta Leadership Award for Innovation”. Professor Narine has served as the Ontario Research Chair in Green Chemistry and Engineering and is currently the NSERC/GFO/ERS Senior Research Chair in Lipid Derived Biomaterials.