Who We Are?

Clean Valley CIC is a young and talented group of entrepreneurs, engineers and environmental scientists with a nature-inspired ideas for Canadian Innovation. We provide nature-based solutions for the aquaculture industry and medical technology. With dedicated services and mindset, we believe that innovative technology can edge businesses in a sustainable and efficient direction. As outlined in our Companies Community Interest Policy, a policy agreed upon by all directors of Clean Valley, a Community Interest Company.

Our Mission

Our mission we aim to utilizes nature-inspired technology to solve industry sized problems. Our team constantly gets inspired by unique treasures in nature and work to mimic these strategies into tangible products for our daily lives.

We value nature for what we can learn, not what we can extract, harvest, or domesticate. We aim to create a more sustainable future by introducing green and nature-based technologies.

Meet Our Team

Nicholas LaValle

Co-founder and Comprehensive Designer

A dynamic exocentric believer intent on building all things brilliant

Founder and CEO

Timothy Edmonds

Vice President of Product Development

When taking a break from Clean Valley's innovative work, Tim enjoys staying active by hiking or biking his way through wooded trails.

Zhen Xiong

Co-founder and Public Relations Officer

Zhen is a avid traveler and photographer. He also enjoys outdoor exploration and martial arts.

Damir Allen

Principal Marine Biologist

An avid ocean lover, when not working on projects Damir loves to scuba dive and teach ocean facts to whoever will listen.

Damir Allen
Roya Aghighi

Biogarmentrist-Design Investigator

Roya is a multidisciplinary designer and artist. She enjoys coming up with out of the box food recipes and divergent art projects

Roya Aghighi

Carter Knight

Global Marketing Specialist

As an adventurist, Carter enjoys rock climbing in the Appalachian mountains and reading about world history. 

Hunter Bishop

Chief Technical Officer

Zachary Delong

Sustainability Specialist

Zachary Delong


A true explorer of science, Zach develops testing methods, and contributes to professional authoring and experimental designs

Dr. Kaycie Lane

Water Engineer and Water Supply Specialist

If not writing experimental design procedures, Kaycie is teaching and choreographing fitness routines for her classes and clients.   

Anthony Edmonds

Development Team Lead

In his free time between designing bio-filter iterations, Anthony has been busy with home energy efficiency renovations. 

Special Advisors

Dr. Sneha Shanbhag

Technical Advisor

In between a busy Scientist life, Sneha loves to explore the outdoors with her family and tries her hand at new complex recipes in the kitchen.