Since 1999, Fred Ablenas, Chemist and Materials Expert, has been the director of the Chemistry and Materials Department at Pyrotech BEI.
A native of Windsor, Ontario, Fred received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Toronto in 1980 and his Doctorate in 1985. In 1991, after 4 years as a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Concordia University, he became director of the largest private industrial and forensics laboratory in Quebec.
Fred has established his expertise across the country and has been recognized as an expert witness in the Courts of Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia.
In his spare time, Fred enjoys swimming, plays and referees hockey, has made over 100 blood donations and makes beer and wine using traditional methods.