Our People

World class UV experts. There's simply no better way to describe the people that call BeaconUV home. Whether it's troubleshooting your legacy solution, crafting a custom approach, or just finding the right off-the-shelf product, our team has the education, engineering know-how, and real-world experience to quickly connect you to what you need.

Robert A.H. Brunet, MESc., P.Eng

Robert Brunet is an accomplished engineer, intellectual property professional and business leader. Robert developed first-hand experience in technology commercialization while working in industrial research and development for a world-leading manufacturer of UV disinfection equipment, where he had successive technology and business roles. Later, he honed his skills by working with biotechnology, petrochemical and medial manufacturing companies as in-house counsel and outside advisor for portfolio management and commercialization, completing serveral successful licensing transactions. Robert has also been active in renewable energy, having lead a startup manufacturing company in that space. Robert obtained Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering from Western University (Canada) and is a registered patent agent. Robert founded the firm Brunet & Co., a patent and trademark agency, in 2006 with offices in Toronto and London.

Dr. Housyn Mahmoud, PhD

Dr. Mahmoud has extensive research and engineering experience in UV disinfection, having working in Research & Development for a world-leading manufacturer of UV disinfection systems. His research interests include water and wastewater treatment process, as well as air treatment using UV light. In addition to his peer-reviewed publications in noted academic journals, Dr. Mahmoud is a practical and hands-on experimentalist whose input into experimental protocols and microbiological validation ensures that UV systems perform to the highest scientific standards.

Bill Himaras

Bill's professional career spans 33 years. He spent 20+ years in various Electrical Engineering roles with a wold-leading manufacturer of UV disinfection equipment. He spent much of his time designing, verifying and validating technologies that focused on UV disinfection of municipal wastewater and drinking water systems. His focus was on verifying and validating UV lamp and driver technologies using world class photonics and driver laboratories he helped create.

Bill further pursued his own consulting and freelance work, teaching and working for an electronics manufacturing company. He specializes in finding root cause solutions to power quality and power electronics related problems in industrial applications.

Mark Odorico

Mark Odorico Sales Executive was hired by Beaconuv to grow and develop their lighting business in North America. He is a successful manager with extensive Sales & Marketing experience in the Canadian and U.S. marketplace selling in Retail Lighting, OEM and Heavy Equipment Markets.

His key strengths include his take-charge personality, new business development and customer relationship building.