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Matthew Clayton
Matthew Clayton
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Biography

The driving force and the spirit of my career has been built around developing projects that inspire and challenge me. The last 20 years my work has engendered a cross-industry experience that encompasses: marketing; public relations; finance; philanthropy; and business-to-business negotiations involving corporate, government, labour and Coastal First Nations.

My prime focus since 2008 was an external consultant to the Haisla First Nation of Kitimat, British Columbia. This work involved creating, brokering and managing major partnerships, as well as the integration with the LNG proponents and their corresponding EPC's. These partnerships participated in business that has exceeded one billion Canadian dollars, with the Nation watching unemployment go from 60% to near zero at the height of activity. I also assisted the Nation in pursuing numerous commercial ventures to fruition in the construction of various infrastructure projects, these included strategic land purchases, renovation of a marina complex and installation of cellular transmission towers.

I co-founded bioLytical Laboratories in 2004, a medical diagnostic company focusing on the rapid detection of the HIV virus. Today this company holds approvals for the INSTI assay in more than 40 countries worldwide including Canada and the United States, and has recently expanded into assays for hepatitis and the zika virus. In developing overseas markets for bioLytical, I was nominated to the board of directors in 2015, and continue to assist the company in government affairs both federally and provincially.

I am currently a strategic consultant to Bridgemans Services, a leading, global provider, of marine transportation and floating accommodations for large industrial projects. The company has collaborated with entities such as Rio Tinto Alcan, oil and gas companies such as Chevron, and the Shell led LNG Canada project located in the Douglas Channel of Northern British Columbia.

An additional piece of my consulting and investment portfolio began in aviation at the start of July of 2016, when I helped formed AV8 Partners LLC located in Kona, Hawaii USA. AV8 Partners is the proud owner of a 35 year ground lease in Kona, Hawaii, with the Department of Transportation and the State of Hawaii. The parcel of land is located at the south side of Ellison Onizuka International Airport, and within a five minutes of some of the finest resort properties in North America. This 15.5 acre property will be home to general aviation project set to be completed in late 2020 early 2021. The project will include a state of the art fixed based operation, large hangar for private aircraft, up to six acres of additional ramp parking, and a fully integrated fuel farm for the delivery of Jet A. The region grows at 8% per year, and will see private aircraft landings of thirteen hundred or more in 2019...

I have recently joined Loopshare ltd. as the Executive Chairman of the Board. Loopshare is publicly listed company on the TSXV in Canada, and is the world’s first fully electric scooter sharing platform. The company is an emerging global leader in the area of ridesharing, micro-mobility, and sustainable transportation. It is commercializing a first generation, wireless ruggedized 7 inch touchscreen dashboard with telematics functionality for electric inner-city vehicles. I am assisting leadership in my role, and will be contributing to helping lead numerous areas of business development and execution of the companies corporate mandate.


Current Appointments

Board of Directors,
BioLytical Laboratories Ltd

Executive Chairman,
Loopshare Ltd


Collaboration Partners


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matthew@hotsa.net