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Founder, CEO – Board Member
Kevin is a co-founder of TERIC and has been the President and Chief Executive Officer since December 2013. Kevin has over 15 years of oil and gas experience with a specialization in operations, infrastructure project management and execution team leadership. Prior to co-founding TERIC, Kevin has held increasingly senior roles within Shell Canada overseeing various projects beginning in 2007. Kevin has a Masters of Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Ottawa, a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree (Honours) from the University of Dundee and a Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma from Durham College.
Founder, Vice-President – Development
Craig is a co-founder of TERIC and has held the position of Vice-President, Development since December 2013. Craig has extensive commercial, project management and execution team leadership experience in the oil and gas midstream sector. Craig was a project manager in the Engineering Group at both Enbridge Pipelines and Plains Midstream Canada, prior to co-founding TERIC. Craig holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and held a Project Management Professional designation from the Project Management Institute.
Vice-President – Projects
Kolja has over 15 years of renewable energy experience developing and constructing utility scale solar, wind, and battery energy storage projects. A large portion of his career has been focused on project engineering and design including site prospecting, permitting, energy assessment, environmental evaluation, interconnection, cost estimating, logistics, and community engagement. He has led several multidisciplinary teams to successfully develop projects that currently operate in various jurisdictions across the country. Kolja has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and is a registered engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Shawn has held positions in the oil and gas industry, with both private and publicly traded companies, including Director, President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Chief Financial Officer, Vice-President Business Development and Vice-President Land. Shawn holds a Bachelor of Commerce – Finance, and a Bachelor of Laws both from the University of Calgary.
Board Chair | co – Chief Financial Officer
Kent Brown is a leader in the Canadian climate tech sector, with over 20 years of C-Suite, entrepreneurial, founder, and investor experience.
Kent was a co-founder of BluEarth Renewables Inc., and has an established track record of starting, scaling and maturing sustainable companies with strong cultures, highly engaged and performing teams, and strong (2.5x-10x) investment returns. Kent has successfully operated within the PE ecosystem as entrepreneur-founder-CEO, having raised over $3 billion in start-up capital. Kent has an extensive history of interest in and success building strong and meaningful Indigenous partnerships.
Kent has been named as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People, a Clean Energy Canada Innovator of the Year, a Clean50 Outstanding Contributor to Clean Capitalism, and Canada’s Top Energy Innovator.
Kent currently also holds the Board Chair role at Canary Biofuels and VEERUM, is a board member of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation, and serves as a mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab.
Ross Keating is former President and Chief Operating Officer of Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc. (CHD), a company he co-founded in 1989 with his brother John. Canadian Hydro was solely focused on low-impact electric power generation in Canada. At the time it was acquired by a major Alberta utility, Canadian Hydro was Canada’s largest and most successful pure-play renewable energy developer. It owned and operated 694 MW (Net) of generating capacity represented by 21 EcoLogo® Certified run-of-river hydroelectric, wind and biomass energy plants in central and western Canada.
Ross received lifetime achievement awards from each of the Independent Power Producers Society of British Columbia and the Association of Power Producers of Ontario. In 2012, Ross was named to Canada’s 2012 Clean50 as an outstanding contributor to clean capitalism.
Ross served as a Director at BluEarth Renewables Inc., and its subsidiary, H2O Power between 2010 and 2019. Both companies focused on new renewable energy technology opportunities.
Ross has extensive experience as an entrepreneur in the planning, developing, financing, constructing, and operating of wind, hydro and solar plant facilities.
co - Chief Financial Officer
Glen Phelps has over 25 years of experience in private equity and corporate development across diverse industries, with proven return results demonstrating skills in identifying and driving value creation opportunities.
Glen’s strengths are in deal origination, relationship building, diligence, project & corporate finance, with a strong track record of exceptional investment returns (3x-10x) as an active private equity partner.
Glen has originated and acquired 2, $100 million+ businesses in construction sector, and partnered in over $2 billion in project and corporate finance.