Board of Directors
Mr. Vernon was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors in July 2018. Mr. Vernon has been Director of LiqTech since February 2013.
Mr. Vernon was Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, a British industrial flow control business, until his retirement in January 2014. He has had a long career in the industrial engineering industry, serving previously as Group Vice-president of Flowserve’s Flow Control Business Unit, Group Vice-president of Durco International and President of Valtek International, a global controls business.
Mr. Vernon also currently serves as a Non-executive Director of Senior plc, a British aerospace and industrial engineering business.
Mr. Vernon’s extensive global experience in the industrial engineering industry, particularly in North and South America, provides the Board with valuable insight in the markets the Company serves, as well as proven management and Board expertise.
Alexander J. Buehler
Mr. Buehler was appointed to serve as Director effective as of August 11, 2017.
Mr. Buehler has served as the Chief Executive Officer and as a director of EMS USA, Inc., a provider of pipeline and facility maintenance and construction, since July of 2014. From May of 2011 to June of 2014, Mr. Buehler served as Chief Financial Officer of Energy Recovery, Inc., a publically traded provider of energy recovery products to the water, oil & gas, and chemical industries. Mr. Buehler previously served in executive leadership positions at Insituform Technologies, Inc., and worked for five years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Buehler’s experience in general management and strategic planning as well as new product development, corporate development, operations management, manufacturing process optimization, sales management, and back-office administration. Mr. Buehler has substantial experience in global water, oil & gas, and manufacturing industries and was critical in a number of acquisitions. Mr. Buehler has been determined by our board to be an Audit Commitee Financial Expert.
Mr. Boswell was appointed to serve as Director effective as of August 11, 2017.
Boswell has served as Managing Director of EnterSolar, LLC, a provider of commercial solar photovoltaic solutions, since September of 2010.
Before joining EnterSolar, Mr. Boswell led solar development activities for Fortistar, and was the founder of RenewCo V.I., a renewable energy development firm based in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Prior to entering the solar industry, Peyton was a finance and investment banking professional for 15 years with J.P. Morgan and Bank of America, primarily focused on private equity transactions, M&A advisory services, and the coverage of corporate clients across a range of industry groups. Mr. Boswell is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and has a NABCEP Technical Sales Certification. He earned a BA from Cornell University and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Mr. Boswell’s experience in establishing and growing a successful renewable energy clean tech business and prior experience in investment banking provides the Board with a unique perspective on corporate finance and strategic growth matters. Further, the Board has determined that he qualifies as an Audit Committee Financial Expert.
Mr. Leifland was appointed to serve as Director effective as of March 11, 2019.
Mr. Leifland most recently served as Executive Vice President and member of Group Management of the Alfa Laval Group. Mr. Leifland served as President of the Alfa Laval Marine division during the years 2011-2018 and previously was legal counsel and held operational sales roles in many regions around the world between 1985 and 2011 for the Alfa Laval Group. Prior to joining the Alfa Laval Group, Mr. Leifland worked as a lawyer in Stockholm. Mr. Leifland served on the Board of Cision AB during the years 2005-2011, a publicly-traded company that specializes in communications management.
Mr. Leifland holds a graduate degree from Brussels University in Belgium and a Bachelor of Law degree from Lund University in Sweden.
Mr. Mathiesen was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of LiqTech International in July 2014.
Previously, he served as CEO and Director of Masu A/S, a Danish Company, and as CEO and Director of Provital Solutions A/S since March 2012. Mr. Mathiesen has also served as Country Manager of Broen Lab Group and Country Manager of GPA Flowsystem.
Mr. Mathiesen has a solid background in executive management, sales and business turnarounds, and has been working with technical products within the valves and fittings industry for the past 16 years. He has a degree in commercial science from Via College in Randers, Denmark.
LiqTech International A/S
Robert Blum, Managing Partner
Lytham Partners, LLC
3800 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012, United States