Alacrity Canada’s Cleantech Program works with an experienced network of in-market advisors to provide our Cleantech portfolio companies with highly trusted expert contacts on the ground in select international markets. These advisors help companies get a quick and clear understanding of how they might enter a new market, what sorts of opportunities await them, and how they might navigate challenges that arise as their business and technology develops.
Peter Van der Gracht is a senior mentor for Alacrity Canada’s Cleantech program, supporting portfolio companies with market penetration, business model development, and alternative financing solutions. Based in Canada, Peter also works closely with in-market advisors and cleantech companies pursuing opportunities in the India and Northern Europe markets.
Cec Primeau is a senior mentor for the Alacrity Canada Cleantech Program. Based in Canada, Cec works closely with Federico to pursue opportunities for cleantech companies in the Mexican market. He spends his time with multiple portfolio companies to provide advice on business modeling and financial modeling, as well as market discovery and business development.
Golriz Fattahi is a seasoned Operations Manager with over 15 years of experience working with small and medium sized businesses. Golriz is a dedicated project manager, delivering exceptional programs through various Alacrity initiatives, including the launch and expansion of the Entreprenurship@Alacrity program in 2009. With a background in recruitment and small business project management, Golriz focuses on bringing people together by providing a safe space for collaborative efforts.
Sonia has a BA in Political Science from the University of Victoria and an MSc in Political Science, with a focus on Global Environmental Governance, from Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Before joining the Alacrity team, she worked as a freelance content creator, primarily collaborating with entrepreneurs, local startups, and non-profit organizations to help them find their voice and guide their initial marketing strategy.
Sofie Campbell specializes in content production and communications planning and management. She has worked most recently in Project Communications and Internal Communications at the global engineering and management consulting firm Ramboll and has experience working in Public Relations for companies large and small.