We believe that the future of global sustainability will be realized through the disruption of established norms, the evolution of business models, and the application of innovative technologies.
Our founding team consists of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists with extensive, proven expertise in executive-level management and the renewable energy, information technology, finance, and real estate industries.
Mr. Russell has extensive experience in the development, management, and growth of both startup and mature businesses across the energy, consulting, health and beauty industries. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and International business. Mr. Russell has led the market entry, development, and management of new companies, strategic initiatives, and regional operations in both developing and developed markets around the world. He has worked closely with the private sector, governments, utilities, and international financial institutions to drive business growth and innovative strategies in more than 20 countries.
Mr. Mandzik has over twenty-five years of management, information technology, and accounting experience in the renewable energy industry. He has held various senior positions within the energy information technology space, managing numerous utility information system projects and initiatives within Canada, Africa, Europe, and Asia. Mark's experience encompasses technical personnel management, project management, estimation, budgeting and scheduling, performance monitoring, business case analysis, hardware, software, and proposal evaluation, system architecture, development, and support, testing, disaster recovery, documentation, end-user training, and network administration.
Ms. Kreynes is a business development professional with extensive experience in renewable energy, sustainable development, energy management, utility operations, and climate change adaptation. Over the course of her career, Ms. Kreynes has developed and managed programs with government agencies, multi-lateral development institutions, donor agencies, public utilities, consultancies, and the private sector. Additionally, she has led complex business initiatives for major consultancies around the world and has been an integral senior member of their steering committees.
Mr. Molinski is an electrical engineer specializing in renewable generation, planning, and integration. He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a professional engineering designation. Mr. Molinski has over forty years of professional experience in the electrical utility industry and is an expert in renewable generation and integration technologies. He has led numerous national and international engineering and energy committees, working groups, boards, and task forces. Over the course of his career, Mr. Molinski has worked as an emerging energy specialist, and an energy integration expert. He is widely published in the areas of solar, wind, kinetic turbines, biomass, and energy storage, and has worked extensively with various international organizations.
Mr. Brar is a software engineer specializing in computer systems, computer graphics, and artificial intelligence. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science, and has worked with a wide range of technologies both academically and professionally. Mr. Brar has deep experience with modern programming languages and frameworks, including industry-leading technology such as React, Swift, Golang, TensorFlow, and Vulkan. In his time with University of Manitoba's Chapter of SAE International, he led the application development and embedded systems team, placing 10th out of 72 teams at the international competition, Formula SAE Lincoln 2018.
We have hand-selected our advisory board to include the leading minds in renewable energy, real estate, architecture, technology, and new venture growth.