Axine’s team of world-class investment partners, directors, managers and staff are committed to revolutionizing PFAS wastewater treatment.
PRESIDENT & CEO
With over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Mark is the President and CEO of Axine. His career journey includes diverse roles in drug discovery, operations, financial management, business development, licensing, and venture capital. He has been a board member for digital health companies including Wellth, xCures, and Optina Diagnostics, and represented Boehringer Ingelheim in a fund-in-fund investment. Mark’s academic background comprises an MS degree (Chemistry) from Memorial University (Canada) and an MBA (Finance) from the University of Connecticut. His vast expertise is an invaluable asset in shaping Axine’s vision for the future.
Victor Leung, Ph.D. and P.Eng
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Victor brings extensive experience in technology and product development, specializing in advanced materials for industries including wastewater treatment, construction, pulp & paper, and medical sectors. His expertise encompasses product conceptualization, prototype design, lab, and field testing, commercial scale-up, and dedicated customer application support. Victor leads technology development, product validation, lab services, field testing and intellectual property management within Axine. Collaborating closely with product development, engineering, and business teams, he ensures seamless alignment between customer requirements, technology performance, and service delivery. Victor holds a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from The University of British Columbia and boasts 7 patents and patent applications to his name. His valuable contributions play a pivotal role in advancing Axine’s innovative wastewater treatment solutions.
Louis Lebrun, P.E
VP OF SALES
Louis LeBrun brings over 25 years of experience in water and wastewater technology commercialization to the Axine team. Before joining Axine, he founded AqualytX, LLC, providing commercialization support and consultation to water technology companies and investors worldwide. With leadership roles at Hoganas Environment Solutions, X-Flow (Pentair), and Parkson Corporation, Louis has a strong track record across a broad range of process technologies. At Axine, he leads the sales team, focused on expanding distribution. He holds BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University, an MBA from Duke University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states. His diverse background and expertise drive innovation and growth at Axine in water and wastewater treatment.
VP of ENGINEERING
Jon has nearly 20 years of experience in facility engineering and project management in water treatment, oil and gas, and mining. Prior to joining Axine, Jon served as VP Projects at BQE Water, a company specializing in technology development, scale-up, engineering and operation of mine wastewater treatment plants. At Axine, he leads the engineering and manufacturing team, focused on delivering high-quality treatment systems on aggressive timelines. Jon holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary and is a registered P Eng in BC.