Ms. Elford is a current board member of BioSyent Inc. and BQE Water Inc., both are TSX-V listed companies. She also served as a director of Hydrogenics Corp., a PEM fuel cell and electrolysis company, recently acquired by Cummins Inc. Ms. Elford sat on the audit and governance committees at Hydrogenics and also served on the special committee for its acquisition.
Ms. Elford served on the board of several other formerly TSX listed companies including Carmanah Technologies (solar LED technology company taken private), TSO3 Inc. (medical device sterilization technology company acquired by Stryker Corporation), and Pure Technologies Ltd. (pipeline leak detection company acquired by Xylem Inc.).
Ms. Elford worked in capital markets for over twenty years as both an investment banking and equity research analyst. As a result, she followed an extensive range of industries and companies in the small to mid cap range and alternative energy space. Ms. Elford is a CFA Charter holder and a graduate of Bishop’s University with a Finance Major and Economics Minor. She also completed the directors’ education program with the ICD in 2015.