The Kalina Board has a proven track record in developing profitable energy projects and businesses around the world.
Stephen, with over 30 years of experience in the energy sector and a significant entrepreneurial background, is a co-founder of two successful energy sector companies that eventually sold for a total of ~$20m. As a former Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Veresen Inc., Stephen’s development expertise spans midstream and gas processing assets, pipelines, as well as a portfolio of power generating projects. In addition to his role as chairman of KDP, Stephen is currently serving as a strategic advisory board member to a multinational investment bank-sponsored private equity fund.
Ross has over 40 years of experience in technology development, project funding, and venture capital areas. He successfully raised over US$100m in both the conventional and alternative energy sectors and has engaged in over US$400m worth of Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) and financings. Ross was also a former Director and early investor with Pristine Power Inc. (“Pristine Power”) (Canada’s fastest growing power producer prior to its sale to Veresen in 2010).
Jeffry has over 40 years of experience in the energy sector and has participated in the development, financing, execution, and operation of over 3GW of independent power projects. He is the co-founder and former chairman, president, and CEO of Pristine Power and was involved in setting up the company in 2002, public listing in 2008, and its successful sale to Veresen for $118m in 2010. Jeffry is currently also serving as a Senior Operating Partner at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (US$50bn+ infrastructure fund), and as a senior advisor to Future Energy Park, a $1.2bn biofuels facility in development in Calgary.
Peter has over 40 years of experience in the energy and power sector, having developed and implemented several power projects across China, Hong Kong, India, and other Asia-Pacific countries. He is a former Group Director of Operations at China Light and Power Group (“CLP”) Asia-Pacific region (market capitalization: US$25.38bn) and is a former member of the advisory board for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. During his career, he was part of the Group Executive Committee and Investment Committee, and served as a Director for numerous China Light and Power subsidiaries.
Timothy is a lawyer and business executive with 20+ years of experience advising public companies and assisting with raising capital.
Tim practiced law in Australia with Minter Ellison and has worked internationally for Carlton Communications Plc, The Gillette Company (AMEE and Europe Operations Committee - annual sales over USD 1.2 Billion) and KirchSport ag (overseeing worldwide licensing of the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup broadcasting rights). His mining and energy experience includes Universal Coal Plc (ASX and AIM) and Wildhorse Energy Plc (AIM).
Malcolm is an independent energy consultant, focused on the renewable and clean energy sectors, with special emphasis on technical and regulatory issues associated with the integration of distributed and renewable energy sources into existing power grids. Malcolm maintains a close working relationship with policy makers, regulators, financial organizations, and consultants in the energy sectors in Europe and the USA. He has worked with several energy organizations including BP Ventures (UK), The Energy Laboratory, MIT (Cambridge, USA), Strategic Research Foundation (Australia) and has played key roles in the establishment and management of public and private energy technology companies in Australia and North America.
Mr. Chea is a highly experienced professional with in-depth knowledge with over 20 years of experience working in Asia, with focus in the PRC and nearby SE Asia region, especially the intricate power and infrastructural or manufacturing industries. Mr. Chea was formerly the senior vice president of CGN New Energy Holdings in Hong Kong (formerly Meiya Power Company Limited).
Kesh was appointed to the position of Company Secretary on 11 October 2019. He has experience in listed companies over 30 years both in energy and mining. Kesh holds an MBA and is a member of Certified Practising Accountants and Fellow member of Governance Institute of Australia.