Powering the pathway to Net Zero

Our Company

Solar Earth was founded in July 2015 in Vancouver Canada by a group of scientists, engineers, roadway experts, and entrepreneurs. Our vision is to lead the way in helping the world reduce its carbon footprint through paving integrated photovoltaic solutions.

Board of Advisors and Directors

Douglas Matthews

Douglas Matthews

CEO and Director

Douglas has been involved with the company since its earliest days as an investor, advisor, and active business collaborator. He brings to SET his over 25 years of experience in effectively growing global revenues as the owner of several successful start-up businesses.

Meng Weng

Meng Weng

Founder & Executive Chairman

Meng is the former VP and Director of Research and Innovation at Thomson / Technicolor for Greater China. He has a further 10 years of intensive experience in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, including development in the areas of PV materials research, fabrication, and PV project deployment. Meng has lead 3 startups to successful exits.

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

Co-Founder & Director

Brian has been a practicing lawyer for over 30 years and acts as General Counsel for Solar Earth. Brian has specialized in the commercialization of intellectual property and co-founded the Canadian Legal Television Network in 2000. He is an active volunteer at the local national and international levels of amateur sport specializing in policy and governance.

Dan Nanson

Dan Nanson

Director

Dan is a financial professional with an extensive background in power and utilities. He was previously with UK-based Centrica plc, where he focused on the financing of large scale, renewable energy projects. More recently, Dan was Head of Power & Utilities at MUFG Bank Canada. Dan holds the Canadian CPA and AMCT (UK) designations.

Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

Director

Peter has been an internationally recognized leader in the mining industry from discovery to taking companies public. He is a company builder and founder of the Bradshaw Research Initiative for Minerals and Mining at the University of British Columbia. Peter was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in 2015.

Michael Whitwick

Dr. Michael Whitwick

Chief Technology Officer

Michael has over 18 years experience in R&D in novel semi-conductor materials and in bringing innovative technologies to market. He has engaged in R&D at UBC, EPFL, and several well-known clean-tech start-ups. Michael executes his crucial functions of leadership, resource management and mentoring of colleagues to successfully lead all research programs at Solar Earth.