Management Team

Jonathan Gilbert

CEO, and Director

Jonathan Gilbert

CEO, and Director

Mr. Gilbert’s professional experience spans two decades of corporate finance and technology start-up development. In addition to his position as Chief Executive Officer and director of Scythian Biosciences Inc., Mr. Gilbert is business development manager at Decision Nutrition, a multimedia nutrition consultancy company founded by his wife, Keren Gilbert. Prior to founding Scythian Biosciences Inc., served as President of New York-based Gilbert Capital Management Corp. for 14 years. Mr. Gilbert received his Bachelor of Business Administration from The George Washington University (BBA) and a Masters of Business Administration from Kennedy Western University (MBA). Mr. Gilbert lives in Roslyn Heights, NY, with his wife and their three sons.

Maghsoud Dariani

Chief Science Officer

Maghsoud Dariani

Chief Science Officer

  • Founder team member, and Vice President of Celgene Corporation. Responsible for Celgene’s Manufacturing Strategy, Chiral Pharmaceutical Business.
  • CEO of Semorex Cancer Therapy and President of Focus Pharmaceuticals

Board of Directors, numerous public companies

Professor Michael Barnes

Chief Medical Officer

Professor Michael Barnes

Chief Medical Officer

Professor Barnes MD FRCP is considered to be a leading world authority in neurological rehabilitation and has emerged as an influential voice in medical cannabis policy in Europe.

Professor Barnes’ background is as a clinical neurologist and consultant in rehabilitation medicine. He is the Honorary Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation at the University of Newcastle, Founder and President of the World Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation and past President of the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine and was elected to the membership of the European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine. He has also served as the chief executive of several NHS organizations.

Jonathan Held

Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Held

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Held is a chartered professional accountant, chartered accountant, with CFO level experience with both private and public companies. Mr. Held has worked with a number of start-up companies in a number of sectors including technology, real estate and resources, both domestic and international. Mr. Held has been involved in numerous successful public market transactions including Initial Public Offerings, Reverse Takeovers and financing. Mr. Held holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

Gabriel Meneses

VP, Latin America & Caribbean

Gabriel Meneses

VP, Latin America & Caribbean