Executive Management

Ben Dumbowsky

Ben Dombowsky  |  Co-founder, Co-inventor & SVP, Product Development

Ben has been a creative problem solver, innovator and inventor his whole life, founding several ventures and bringing multiple products to market. He is the co-founder of Eneray Sustainable Structures Inc., a buildings research and development company based in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, which formed the basis and inspiration for the Nexii assembly system and Nexiite material.

As the SVP of Product Development, he has helped lead the company in developing numerous products and processes in the area of materials sciences and manufacturing that are revolutionizing the way buildings are constructed.


Michael Dumbowsky

Michael Dombowksy  |  Co-founder, Co-inventor & SVP, Building Technology

Michael is a prolific inventor and developer of building products and systems, with a passion for sustainable structures and sustainable living. Most notably, Michael is the inventor behind the Nexii building system. For over 40 years, he has designed and built projects from custom residential to multi-family, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. During that time, he has also manufactured the structural steel and precast concrete for this wide range of buildings.

A notable accomplishment was the design and construction of the Tunnels of Moose Jaw—a national award-winning tourist attraction that has boasted over 2 million tourists from all around the world over the last 20 years.


Todd Buchanan

Todd Buchanan  |  VP, Investor Relations

Todd has 25 years experience working with a range of Fortune 500, public and private companies on the creation and implementation of business management processes and technology. Most recently, he has focused on assisting founders and families with start-ups through proof of concept and hyper growth in consumer products and technology sectors. Todd is a Managing Director of Equifaira and he currently serves on the boards of directors, and in various advisory capacities, with a number of companies and a non-profit organization.


Andrew MacDonald

Andrew Macdonald  |  VP, Business Development

Andrew brings over 30 years of experience working in the area of corporate sustainability integration and is a licensed Energy Advisor with NRCAN in British Columbia. Andrew has been creating value at the intersection of commerce and sustainability as an entrepreneur, translator, educator and guide within a broad array of industries. Andrew’s past roles include Director of Sustainability at Volkswagen and National Liaison at Built Green Canada. Andrew was also a member of the Canadian National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy from 2009 until 2013.


Rob Simpson

Rob Simpson  |  P.Eng., Struct Eng, MBA, FEC, LEED AP SVP, Engineering

Rob’s career has included designs of some of Canada’s most unique and challenging building designs. Recent work with Glotman Simpson include Vancouver House, Vancouver Convention Centre, Olympic Village, Richmond Speed Skating Oval, Whistler’s Peak to Peak Gondola and many more. Earthquake safety has been a passion for Rob. First-hand experience from several weeks investigation of collapsed structures during a visit to California in 1994 and Chile in 2010 was the trigger for developing his deep understanding of building resilience, and his subsequent work to improve Building Codes in Canada.

Rob Simpson retired from full time work with Glotman Simpson in 2016, intending to limit his work life to occasional office visits and mentoring. Inspired by Nexii’s potential, Rob has left retirement to lead and advise Nexii’s design team.


David Craig

David Craig  |   B. App. Sc., CPA, CA, Chief Financial Officer

David is a former Comptroller for BC Hydro and Power Authority. He is a senior management consultant with over 45 years of experience in the energy sector and over 24 years in the business consulting sector. For the past 24 years David has been running his own consulting firm. For the last 15 years he has also been the Executive Director of the Commercial Energy Consumers Association of BC and is the current Policy Chair for the BC Chamber of Commerce Policy Review Committee. David is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and has held positions at several TSX publicly traded corporations, public institutions, private companies and non-profit organizations.


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