Management Team

RMP has a skilled management team with hands-on experience in electricity transmission development for
renewable energy projects. 

Lorry Wilson
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Wilson is Past President and CEO (July 2004 to March 2007) of Montana Alberta Tie Ltd., and Past President and CEO (January 1996 to November 2002) of Power Pool of Alberta. A professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in the power industry, Mr. Wilson received his degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. Upon graduation, he joined SaskPower where he assumed management roles for long-range systems planning for generation and transmission. Prior to his appointment to the Power Pool, Mr. Wilson was responsible for the overall operation of SaskPower's electric power systems.

Jan van Egteren
President
Mr. van Egteren was the Vice-President of Marketing for Landis Energy Corporation. Prior to joining Landis, Mr. van Egteren was the Vice President of Marketing for the Montana Alberta Tie Ltd. power transmission project. Mr. van Egteren has also been General Manager of Lukens Energy Group Canada Ltd. and Vice President, Marketing and Transportation with ProGas Limited. Mr. van Egteren graduated with an economics degree from the University of Lethbridge in 1974, M.Sc from the University of Alberta in 1976 and M.A. and ABD in the PH.D program from the University of Toronto in 1978.

Lee Lodge
Vice President & CFO
Mr. Lodge has over 20 years of experience in finance, sales and project management. Prior to joining RMP in 2007, Mr. Lodge spent two years as the CFO of a private wind power development company focused on the western Canadian market. Previously, Mr. Lodge managed the energy project financing division for a national financial services company providing senior debt financing solutions to the Canadian renewable energy sector. Mr. Lodge holds a Masters in Business Administration from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

Bill Kennedy
Vice President, Power Systems
Mr. Kennedy has almost 40 years of experience as a power system engineer. He has worked on power system projects from 4 kV to 500 kV both nationally and internationally. Since 1997, he has been involved in the Alberta deregulated electric industry first as employee with ESBI Alberta Ltd. and then the Alberta Electric System Operator. Previous to that he was with SaskPower where over an 18 year career he held increasingly responsible positions ending as the transmission and interconnection planning engineer responsible for all SaskPower's transmission planning. Since 2005, he has been a consultant to a number of clients wishing to connect facilities including wind generators to electric grids. His engineering expertise was recognized in 1998 when he was made a Fellow of the Engineering institute of Canada. He is a registered professional engineer in Alberta.

Robert Stewart
Vice President, Research and Development Engineering
Dr. Stewart has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta and a BASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. His career ambition is to develop and implement energy storage technologies to support renewable energy generation integration. His PhD focused on the development of an experimental apparatus for studying vibrating miscible fluids in porous media as it specifically relates to solvent based bitumen production. He has a background in technical support for oil and gas machinery including industrial gas turbines with a focus on performance monitoring and risk based maintenance strategies.