As Nalcor Energy focuses on growth and excellence, the vision and leadership of our experienced leadership team provides strength and direction for the company.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ed Martin is the President and CEO of Nalcor Energy. Ed is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Calgary. He has 25 years of experience in onshore and offshore oil and gas with Mobil Oil, Hibernia Management and Development Company and PetroCanada.
Ed joined the company in 2005. He is leading Nalcor Energy in a new direction focused on safety leadership, operational excellence, performance and growth. He currently serves as a Board member of the Canadian Electricity Association and an Advisory Board member for Memorial University's School of Business. He is also a founding member of the Newfoundland and Labrador CEO Safety Charter.
Vice President, Regulated Operations, Hydro
Jim is currently Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro's Vice President, Regulated Operations. Since May of 1977 when he began his career with Hydro, Jim has held a variety of positions including Planning Engineer; Manager, Transmission Planning; Operations Manager, Churchill Falls; General Manager, Churchill Falls and Vice President, Production. Jim is President of Twin Falls Power Corporation and a member of the Board of Directors of the Gull Island Power Corporation.
Jim is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and the Canadian Electrical Association's Generation Council. A graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Jim completed a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.
Vice President, Churchill Falls
Andy MacNeill is currently the Vice President, Churchill Falls. Andy joined the company in 1987 after working eight years in the oil and gas business both in Alberta and the east coast off-shore. Andy has held several Engineering and Operational positions including Plant Electrical Engineer Holyood, Sr. Protection and Control Engineer St. John's, Superintendent Plant Maintenance Holyrood, and Plant Manager, Holyrood Generating Station. He was appointed to his current position as Vice President, Churchill Falls in 1999.
Andy is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador and serves on the board of Safety Services Newfoundland and Labrador and Twin Falls Power Corporation. Andy graduated from Queen's University with a Bachelor of Applied Science â€“ Electrical in 1979.
Vice President, Oil and Gas
Jim joined the company in December 2005 and is currently Vice President, Oil and Gas. As Vice President of Oil and Gas, Jim is charged with continuing to access growth opportunities for the province's oil and gas resources and marketing these resources around the world.
Jim has 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and was formerly Norsk Hydro Canada Oil & Gas's Vice President of Field Development and Operations. Jim is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland having attained Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in 1993 and a MBA in 2002. He is a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and holds several board memberships including the Board of Regents of Memorial University and the Energy Council of Canada.
Vice President, Lower Churchill
Gilbert joined the company in May 2005 and is Vice President of the Lower Churchill Project. He is responsible for the development of the lower Churchill hydroelectric resource.
Gilbert is a former Vice President of 360networks Canada, and has served in a number of senior engineering and operations roles with GT Group Telecom Services, Cable Atlantic and Newfoundland Telephone/Aliant. Gilbert is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador serves on the board of directors for the Canadian Hydropower Association. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Derrick joined the company in March 2006 as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the company, Derrick held the position of Director, CFO and Governance Services with Deloitte, where he had national responsibility for developing the firm's corporate governance practice. Derrick has extensive experience in senior leadership positions at CHC Helicopter Corporation and Voisey's Bay Nickel Company.
His experience is complemented by a MBA from the University of Durham in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Derrick is also a Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness
Gerard became a member of the company's leadership team in January 2006 and is the Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness for Nalcor Energy and its lines of business. He is responsible for senior leadership in the areas of human resources, organizational development, safety, health and environment, and labour relations.
Gerard's previous position was Director of Human Resources with Memorial University of Newfoundland where he implemented several new initiatives including a people development strategy for the University's non-academic employees. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a MBA from Dalhousie University.
Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development
Chris Kieley joined Nalcor Energy in December 2008. Chris will play a pivotal role in leading new business development opportunities for Nalcor Energy. He will provide leadership for the company for long-term strategic planning, corporate planning and reporting and business development opportunities.
Chris brings over 12 years of experience working in the energy sector for Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. His most recent work as Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, well positions him to lead this aspect of Nalcor Energy's business operations and provide valuable insight as the organization continues to evolve. While working for the Department of Natural Resources, Chris was instrumental in many of the key projects Nalcor Energy has been engaged in over the past three years and has gained extensive knowledge and understanding of the company's operations.
Vice President of Asset Management, Project Execution and Engineering Services
John MacIsaac joined Nalcor Energy in October 2010 as the Vice President of Asset Management, Project Execution and Engineering Services. John is charged with bringing leadership to our continued pursuit of excellence in Asset Management, Project Execution and Engineering Services across all Nalcor Energy companies.
John has over 20 years of leadership experience in the areas of Asset Management, Engineering Services and Project Management. He has managed cross-functional international assignments within two multinational manufacturing organizations, most recently as Director of Asset Management for McCain Foods Canada. John is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick, having attained a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) in 1988. John recently became a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador.