Board of Directors

Robert Colcleugh
Chairman, Interim CEO and Director

Mr. Colcleugh has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tidewater Renewables since November 28, 2022. Mr. Colcleugh is also the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Tidewater Midstream, roles he assumed on November 28, 2022, and May 25, 2017, respectively.

Mr. Colcleugh has been the Chairman of the Board of Beyond Energy Services & Technology Corp (“Beyond”), a managed pressure drilling service company since August 2017. Prior thereto, Mr. Colcleugh was the Chief Executive Officer of Beyond from January 2017 until August 2017. Mr. Colcleugh was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Iron Bridge Resources Inc., a TSX listed oil and gas producer, from July 2017 until its sale in October 2018. From 2009 until January 2017, he was Managing Director of Investment Banking for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. (a division of Macquarie Bank). Prior thereto, he was one of the founders of Tristone Capital Inc., a global energy investment banking boutique that was purchased by Macquarie in 2009.

Mr. Colcleugh obtained his B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and graduated from the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Business School with an MBA in 1997.

John Adams
Lead Independent Director

Mr. Adams has been a director of the Company since July 12‎, 2021.

Mr. Adams is President and Chief Executive Officer of NGIF Capital Corporation and Managing Partner of NGIF Cleantech Ventures, Canada’s first venture capital firm and venture fund created by and for Canada’s natural gas sector. He is involved in all aspects of the enterprise including the responsibility of its three divisions NGIF Industry Grants, the NGIF Emissions Testing Centre and NGIF Cleantech Ventures. He brings over 25 years’ experience and is deeply rooted in the cleantech, financing and energy ecosystem of Canada.

Prior to NGIF Capital Corporation, Mr. Adams was the Managing Director of the Natural Gas Innovation Fund at the Canadian Gas Association (“CGA”). There, he was responsible for bringing the fund from a concept into a fully operational cleantech innovation fund with a portfolio of startups supporting Canada’s natural gas energy sector, including the production, transmission and end-use distribution of natural gas. In this role he raised capital from its industry investors for project investments, built strategic partnerships, and was accountable for the fund’s investment process, governance, investment strategy, portfolio management, corporate performance and entrepreneurial support.

Prior to the Natural Gas Innovation Fund at CGA, Mr. Adams was with Sustainable Development Technology Canada in 2011 and occupied a range of increasingly senior positions over a five-year span. He joined as Director, Applications/Funding Advisory in 2011, and then went to Director, Stakeholder relations in 2012, Vice President Industry in 2013, and Executive Director in 2016. While at Sustainable Development Technology Canada, John raised almost $40 million in partnership agreements with industry and federal/provincial government agencies, led a series of national funding competitions, and created a national Virtual Incubator.

Prior to Sustainable Development Technology Canada, Mr. Adams was with Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd. holding positions in infrastructure business and international trade.

Mr. Adams graduated from University of Toronto in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in science, specializing in environmental science and is a graduate of the Berkley Venture Capital Executive Program.

Mr. Adams currently sits on the board of directors of the $100 million Clean Resources Innovation Network (CRIN) and is a member of its Finance and Audit Committee; and is a member of the International Gas Union’s Research, Development, and Innovation Committee.

Mr. Adams is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance, Compensation, Safety and ‎Sustainability Committee.‎

Margaret (Greta) Raymond

Ms. Raymond has been a director of the Company since July 12‎, 2021 and a director of Tidewater Midstream since May 25, 2017.

Ms. Raymond is an experienced environment, health and safety and human resources professional with many years in the oil and gas industry. Since 2009, Ms. Raymond has been the President of her own consulting firm and, in this capacity, acts as a consultant and advises corporate Boards of Directors and Executives on operational and environment, health and safety risk management and governance. Ms. Raymond was formerly Vice President Environment, Safety and Social Responsibility with Petro-Canada from 2006 to 2009. She was responsible globally at Petro-Canada for environment, health, employee assistance programs, safety, aboriginal affairs, security, stakeholder relations, emergency response and crisis management as well as corporate responsibility.

Ms. Raymond is on the board of directors of Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, a non-profit that brings clean water to the very poor in 63 countries around the world, the Alberta WaterPortal Society, and the Calgary Opera Association.

Ms. Raymond holds her B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University, (Palo Alto, CA) and her Masters of Public Health, Environmental Health, from the University of California (Berkeley, CA). She also holds her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program, University Calgary, Haskayne School of Business (2007).

Ms. Raymond is an independent director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Governance, Compensation, Safety and Sustainability Committee (Chair).

Simon Bregazzi
Independent Director

Mr. Bregazzi has been a director of the Company since August 10‎, 2023.

Simon brings 30 years of finance and industry experience to Tidewater Renewables. Simon spent the first half of his career in finance, ultimately establishing and leading Goldman Sachs’ Calgary investment banking office. He spent the second half of his career in energy and energy transition, as a co-founder and CEO of Jupiter Resources, which grew to become Canada’s ninth largest natural gas producer, and more recently as co-founder and CEO of Carbon Alpha, a leading provider of carbon capture and storage solutions. Mr. Bregazzi holds a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from Western University and began his career as a Chartered Accountant.

Mr. Bregazzi is a member of the Audit Committee (Chair) and a member of the Governance, Compensation, Safety and Sustainability Committee.