HEIN POULUS, QC

CHAIRMAN

Hein is a businessman and a partner in the Vancouver office of the Stikeman Elliott law firm. His background includes: membership in McAlpine, Poulus and Hordo, a Vancouver law firm (1973 to 1979); senior management positions with Kaiser Resources (1979 to 1980), a publicly traded producer of metallurgical and thermal coal and oil and gas; and with private Kaiser companies (1980 to 1984) whose activities included coal trading, oil and gas, real estate, and professional football. He then served as a senior officer of Southeastern Capital Corporation, a Denver-based leveraged buyout group (1984 to 1990) with interests in broadcasting, petroleum product distribution, and environmental laboratories. Hein was born in Djakarta, Indonesia and schooled there and in the Netherlands. He holds undergraduate and law degrees from the University of British Columbia and an LL.M. from the London School of Economics.  
 

JASON BAK

FOUNDER, CEO & DIRECTOR

Jason founded and became the CEO of Finavera in Ireland in 2003 with the vision of building a diversified energy company focused initially on natural gas, wind energy and wave energy. In 2005 Finavera was split into Finavera Gas and Finavera Renewables. Jason became the CEO of Finavera taking it public on the TSX Venture Exchange. Jason has actively led the development of renewable energy technologies and over 1,000 MW of grassroots wind projects in Europe and Canada to mature development projects approaching construction. He has led the asset sale of a portion of Finavera’s wind development portfolio to Florida Power and Light (NextEra). Jason was invited by President Clinton to become a member of the Clinton Global Initiative in 2006 and is currently an active member in advancing the fight against climate change on a global scale. Jason also serves on the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, DC where as a member he seeks to increase understanding of the World Bank, IMF, WTO and the regional development banks and their efforts to spur economic growth, alleviate poverty and improve financial stability. Jason obtained a degree in Applied Physics from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada in 1997.   
 

THOMAS ANDERSON

DIRECTOR

Mr. Anderson has over thirty years direct executive experience involved in running companies in the natural resource, forestry, property development, leisure, entertainment and advertising sectors. He has focused on risk management, corporate finance and portfolio diversification. He has a degree in Commerce and Economics and a Masters of Business Administration from the University College Dublin. Mr. Anderson is Non-executive Chairman of Cirlce Oil PLC and is a director of Terrabiogen Corporation.

 
DAVID LAMONT

DIRECTOR

David has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years. As a founding partner of Capital Trust, a UK based investment management and financial services boutique he has been involved in numerous financial projects. He is also a director and significant shareholder of a number of commercial property companies. David has had a long career in arranging finance and equity funding for numerous enterprises, providing advice and mentoring to those companies with the ambition to go through large scale expansion.