Executive Team

Larry LeBlanc, MBA, P.Eng.

CEO

  • Energy executive with 35 years experience
  • Member of Nova Scotia Premier’s Energy Council and past Chair of Halifax Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Senior Vice President of EnCana responsible for all East Coast Operations
  • Former board member of NSBI and Rally Energy (TSX-V: RAL)

Kevin J. Doucette, MBA, CPA, CMA

CFO

  • Senior financial experience in public and private sectors
  • Successfully secured Project Finance deals in excess of $40 Million
  • Experience establishing a Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF)
  • Lecturer, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University
  • Nominated Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Contributing author to 6 text books on Performance Management
  • Mentor with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Al Leil Jr.

COO

  • Principal partner of a major crane and construction company in Atlantic Canada
  • Experience installing & erecting wind turbines throughout Atlantic Canada since 1981
  • Direct involvement in heavy lift and transport for 30 years onshore and offshore

Henri Knapen

Operations & Project Manager

  • A Wind Master, having supervised the installation of over 650 wind turbines worldwide
  • Over 30 years of experience in international design, construction, installation, and consultation for wind energy projects
  • Masters in Electrictronic Engineering
  • Bachelors in Belgian Military Electronic/Telecommunications Engineering

Peter Archibald, B. Eng., CSS

Engineering & Construction Manager

  • Over 20 years experience in project management, construction management, and heavy lift planning and engineering
  • Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, Certified Construction Safety Supervisor
  • Certified ISO9000 Internal Quality Auditor
  • Designed, coordinated, and  supervised the civil construction and erection activities for many wind turbine projects throughout Atlantic Canada
  • Coordinates all engineering, GIS, environmental, and permitting activities

Banking: Scotiabank and ECBC

RESL maintains credit facilities with Scotiabank and Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation (ECBC).

Scotiabank      ECBC – RESL Success  Story     

Legal: Wickwire Holm and McInnes Cooper

RESL retains the firms of Wickwire Holm and McInnes Cooper as legal counsel.

   wickwire holm       McInnes Cooper     

Accounting: Grant Thornton

RESL’s external auditors are Grant Thornton.

Grant Thornton