Airex Energy provides solutions for a sustainable future.


To reduce the impact of climate change by providing renewable green carbon solutions while ensuring the health, safety and well-being of our employees and people.


At Airex, we help organizations in their journey towards achieving net-zero emissions. We believe that by working together, sharing knowledge, and being audacious, we can contribute to fighting global warming.

Meet our team

Airex Energy has attracted an experienced team of industry leaders to advise the company.
Over 30 years of experience in finance and large-scale industrial project deployment and scale-up.
Michel Gagnon
Chief Executive Officer
Extensive experience in complex project development and technological innovation.
Guy Prud’homme
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Over 30 years of experience in senior finance in innovative organizations.
Luc Veilleux, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Over 25 years of experience in executive roles with multinationals and SMEs.
Patrick Lapointe
Chief Commercial Officer
Over 25 years of experience managing heavy industry manufacturing in both union and non-union workplaces.
Guy Veilleux, Eng., MBA
VP, Engineering and Manufacturing
Over 15 years of experience in water management and the energy sector.
Lylia Khennache, PhD
VP, Climate Solutions
At Airex Energy, sustainability is not just a concept or a fad – it’s the essence of who we are and how we do business day after day.


Airex Energy leading venture capital investors are a testament to the company’s growth potential.
Cycle Capital is a leading ClimateTech venture capital platform scaling impactful sustainable innovation. Founded in 2009, Cycle Capital invests across North America, Europe and Asia in growing companies commercializing solutions to the major ecological challenges and contributing to a net-zero transition. Cycle Capital is the founder of Cycle Momentum Accelerator + Innovation Engine. Cycle Capital has developed an ESG and impact assessment methodology integrated into the investment workflow from the pre-investment phase to the exit of the portfolio company.
Investissement Québec is a state-owned financing corporation that provides a wide array of financial solutions, including loans, equity financing and tax credits.

Investissement Québec’s assets under management exceed $6.8B, with more than $1.4B in venture capital and private equity funds.
Desjardins-Innovatech provides companies with capital, a business network, and the expertise needed to support them throughout their growth and expansion as well as in mergers, acquisitions, and IPO projects.

Desjardins-Innovatech, with assets under management of $1.6 billion, is a subsidiary of Desjardins Group, the largest cooperative financial group in Canada with $260 billion in total assets.
Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies succeed on the world stage.
The Fonds de solidarité FTQ is a source of pride in Québec, fulfilling its mission through a unique business model created 40 years ago. Since then, the Fonds has rallied Québec into action thanks to the retirement savings of more than 765,000 shareholders.

With net assets of $18.9 billion as at November 30, 2023, the Fonds supports more than 3,700 companies through venture and development capital investments based on the belief that impact is created as much by financial as social returns.
Interested in a career with Airex Energy?
We are always seeking people who want to make the world a greener place. View our open positions to see if you can participate in the next industrial revolution.


A global environmental services company headquartered in France
A leading lumber manufacturing company in Québec
A research centre specializing in the development of cellulosic products
The Technology Centre for Industrial Residues
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
A research center specializing in biomass, environmental technologies and horticultural products
Helps technical industries find solutions, develop products and introduce technologies to market
Québec’s Consortium for Research and Innovations in Industrial Bioprocesses
Natural Resources Canada
The largest research center on forest products in the world
Natural Research Council of Canada


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