Executive Chair Rebecca MacDonald was a founder of Just Energy Group Inc. and has held the position of Executive Chair since the IPO. From Just Energy's IPO to March 2005, Ms. MacDonald also held the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Co-Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy James Lewis has been a senior executive of Just Energy since 2007. Mr. Lewis brings to his position as Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy more than 20 years of experience in the retail energy industry. Before assuming his latest role, Mr. Lewis served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company with accountability for corporate-wide strategic planning, policy and program development. Mr. Lewis was appointed a director of Just Energy in 2015.
Co-Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy Deb Merril is the Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy. She has been an officer of Just Energy since 2007. With more than 22 years of experience in the retail energy industry, Ms. Merril was appointed to her current role of Co-President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy in April, 2014. Prior to this, Ms. Merril led the organization's Commercial business as President of Hudson Energy Services. Ms. Merril was appointed a director of Just Energy in 2015.
Principal, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. William Weld is a member of the law firm of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C. specializing in government strategies, corporate governance and compliance, and international business best practices. In addition, Mr. Weld served two terms as Governor of Massachusetts, elected in 1990 and re-elected in 1994. Prior to his terms as governor, Mr. Weld was a federal prosecutor and served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Justice Department. Mr. Weld has been a director of Just Energy since 2012.
Partner, Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP John Brussa is a partner in the Calgary-based law firm of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer, specializing in the area of energy and taxation. He is also a director for a number of energy and energy-related corporations and income funds. Mr. Brussa has been a director of Just Energy since 2001.
President, Gulf Coast Security Services Mr. Gahn is currently the President of Gulf Coast Security Services, Inc., a Houston-based security firm. Mr. Gahn has a long history in the deregulated energy industry, having sat on the Texas ERCOT board from 2005 to 2008 and having been involved in the sale of deregulated and regulated electricity and natural gas for 27 years. Mr. Gahn was appointed a director of Just Energy in 2013.
President, Vector Advisors Mr. Perlman is currently President of Vector Advisors, a management consulting firm that provides services to telecommunications and energy clients. He is also currently a fellow in the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, where he is focused on climate change. Prior to this, he served as Commissioner of the Public services to telecommunications and energy clients. Prior to this, he served as Commissioner of the Public Utility Commission of Texas from 1999 to 2003. In this role, he was responsible for leading the successful restructuring of Texas' $17 billion electric utility industry and $4 billion telecommunications industry as these opened to competition. Mr. Perlman has been a director of Just Energy since 2013.
General Partner and Founder - Kinetic Capital Partners Mr. Ross is currently the general partner and founder of Kinetic Capital Partners in Vancouver, BC, specializing in substantial value creation opportunities within the US. Mr. Ross also actively chairs the Board of various public companies including Rogers Sugar Ltd. and Lantic Sugar Inc, is the CFO and Board member of Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation, and is a Board member of Westshore Terminals Ltd. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Ross was on the Board of futureshop.com. Prior to founding Kinetic Capital Partners, Mr. Ross was Managing Director, Investment Banking at Scotia Capital in Vancouver and, prior to that, Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions in Toronto with ScotiaMcLeod. He started as an investment banker at the predecessor firm of McLeod Young Weir in Toronto in early 1985.
Corporate Director H. Clark Hollands is a Chartered Accountant. He obtained his CA designation in 1977 and his FCA designation in 2008. He spent 25 years of his professional career as an international tax partner with KPMG in Vancouver advising many significant Canadian based multi-national groups and large public companies on their international tax arrangements. Mr. Hollands has been a director of Just Energy since 2015.