Canandia is managed and directed by an experienced and motivated team of professionals with extensive experience and a broad range of skills relevant to the cannabis industry sector.
Alon Amit – Founder & Chief Executive Officer
As Canandia’s leader, Alon brings great passion and devotion to the business. He was the owner/operator of his own electrical contracting company, JR Electric Contractors, and is a detailed goal oriented, hands-on individual. Alon has operated Canandia for a number of years, and has learned the medical cannabis business from the ground up. He is well embedded within the Canadian, and Israeli cannabis industry. Alon is a Master Grower and has been operating his medical cannabis production company in Delta under the MMPR since 2001. The company has been selling dry medical cannabis directly to the Government of Alberta’s Worker’s Compensation Board under an exclusive contract to supply their claimants that have been prescribed cannabis.
Jaclyn Thomson, B.Sc., Ph.D. – Senior Researcher & Quality Assurance Supervisor
Jaclyn holds Ph.D. in Organometallic Chemistry and has a B.Sc. with a major in Chemistry with an Honours Thesis. Her extensive plant sciences applied research experience is an important addition to Canandia’s R&D team. This applied experience holds tremendous value to the company and will enhance our efforts to have cannabis products approved for sale in Canada in a timely manner. Previously, Jaclyn was the Executive Assistant of Quality Assurance at a major pharmaceuticals company. In this role, she assisted in the planning, coordination and oversight of quality control programs for the firm. This included testing, QA certificates, licensing applications, Health Canada regulations and scientific oversight to ensure consistent quality of established corporate standards.