Mr. Gregory Clarkes
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Clarkes is an experienced financier with over 30 years’ experience in raising capital for private and public companies in the resource, industrial, entertainment and technology sectors. He has been a senior officer, director and major shareholder of many private and publicly listed companies. Mr. Clarkes provides leadership and direction leveraging his extensive capital markets, M&A and strategic planning experience.He was the founder, director, and significant shareholder of Skye Resources Inc., which was sold to HudBay Minerals Inc. in 2008 for $460 million.
Mr. Larry Van Hatten
Mr. Van Hatten became a partner of Ernst & Young LLP in May 2005, leading its Vancouver assurance practice until announcing his retirement in June 2010. Prior to May 2005, Mr. Van Hatten was the managing partner of Ellis Foster, Chartered Accountants, a Vancouver-based firm that merged into Ernst & Young LLP in May 2005. Mr. Van Hatten’s practice focused on advisory services to the investment community.Mr. Van Hatten also served on the board of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, which he chaired from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Van Hatten received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1975 and his Fellow Chartered Accountant designation in 2009. In 2010, he completed the academic requirements for the Directors Education Program.
Brian J. O’Sullivan
Mr. O’Sullivan started developing wind projects in 1982 and has been a leader in the renewable energy industry since then. Mr. O’Sullivan served on the Board of the American Wind Energy Association and eventually became its President. Mr. O’Sullivan co-founded the California Wind Energy Association and served as its President for 5 years. Mr. O’Sullivan and his associates have developed projects in over 10 countries including the US, Mexico, India and Italy with over 2500 MW installed worldwide. Mr. O’Sullivan draws on his extensive knowledge and experience from operating various companies globally and most recently Mexico Power Group (MPG), where he participated in developing a 130 MW wind farm for Volkswagen, AG. Mr. O’Sullivan holds a B.A. in Philosophy, from Stanford University and a law degree from the University of Toronto.
Mr. Paul DiPasquale
Mr. DiPasquale has been involved in the securities industry since 1969 and has held various executive positions with responsibility for sales and trading operations for a number of retail brokerage firms in his career, including, Brink, Hudson & LeFever Ltd., Yorkton Securities Inc., Haywood Securities Inc., Gardiner Watson Ltd., and Walwyn Stodgell. Latterly he was an Executive Vice President and Branch Manager at Canaccord Genuity Corp. Mr. DiPasquale was on the Board of Governors of the Vancouver Stock Exchange from 1984 to 1990, and served on its Executive Committee and as Chairman of its Audit and Automated Trading Committees.