Executive Management

The Company’s Executive Management is composed of experts with extensive experience relevant to the areas of corporate and project management.

List of key management personnel:

  • John Moukas: B.Sc. , Chairman /CEO; Specializing in early stage technology start-ups, finance and securities (private and public corporations).

Highly qualified Executive Manager offering more than 22 years of Financial Management, Leadership, and Controller experience within the financial market and service industries. Results-Focused and effectual leader with proven ability to turn around financially troubled/distressed companies and to start off new companies from thought inception. Mr. Moukas’ talent for proactively identifying and resolving problems, reversing negative sales trends, controlling costs, automating accounting systems and corporate procedures, maximizing productivity and delivering multi-million dollar profit increases is a definite synergy for BioCrude’s incubation into a flourishing on-going concern.

  • Boris Baran: M.Sc., Director & Secretary; Seasoned Executive with Corporate Development skills, Team Building experience and Corporate Strategist.

With an extensive 40-year background in IT, Mr. Baran has served in the following related capacities:

  • Providing solutions to business problems for major corporations by conducting feasibility studies, and by designing/developing/implementing computer-based information systems. These activities were performed as an independent consultant and as an employee of IBM Canada.
  • Engaged as a systems engineer by IBM Canada, whereby his responsibilities included customer technical support as well as the marketing of goods and services.

In addition to his industrial experience, Mr. Baran was also a professor of computer information systems at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University for some 30 years. Apart from his regular teaching activities, he organized and conducted seminars for the business community. Mr. Baran’s personal and business contacts, as well as his acquired marketing skills, have enabled him to secure investors for various business opportunities.

  • Domenico Chiovitti: B.Sc., CTO & VP R&D; Senior Chemist & Project Supervisor; Specialist in Quality Control of End Products, Research and Development of Products and Chemical processes, Laboratory Set Up, Management and Supervision.

Mr. Chiovitti is an experienced Senior Chemist, Gas Laboratory Supervisor, Project Manager, and Consultant with over 35 years of experience in the Research & Development sectors. This includes over 25 years of hands-on experience with Petro-Canada in research development, and quality control of products, and in the working directly/ indirectly with Scientific Solutions in the course of conducting multiple projects within the Bio Technology industry space while engaging a vast number of collaborators worldwide. In addition, Mr. Chiovitti has led large scale capital projects employing new technologies and requiring both construction/expansion of large scale facilities within mission critical operational environments. 

  • Peter Rona: MBA, Advisor to Board; Major strengths include Team Building, Contract Negotiations, Executive Management, Financial Public Relations and Presentation, Public Interviews and creating focus around the order of Corporate Priorities.

Mr. Rona is a Seasoned Executive Manager (hosted multiple positions as CEO, President, General Manager and chaired many Boards) offering more than 38 years of Management and Leadership experience within the private and public media, entertainment and technology industry milieus. Particular strengths are in financial management, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, motivation and team management; highly regarded for profitable track record in the entertainment and technology community. Mr. Rona is a skilled leader in business strategy, sales, marketing, finance, technology and business development. Currently, CEO of CPNA (Contract partners North America) a distributor of contract furniture and accessories to the Hospitality Industry. Considered a solid professional that has managed sharply accelerating growth and significantly improved profitability while reducing costs and investing for growth.