DYNAMIC. EXPERIENCED. CONNECTED.

The Noventa team is dedicated to making sustainable energy not only possible, but the best choice for future-forward communities.

DYNAMIC. EXPERIENCED. CONNECTED.

The Noventa team is dedicated to making sustainable energy not only possible, but the best choice for future-forward communities.
Experienced Leadership
Noventa’s leadership team brings extensive market knowledge with decades of combined energy and renewable energy industry experience; a proven track record of execution and thought leadership; and a strong understanding and ability to navigate federal, provincial/state, and municipal institutions and governments.
Relationships
Noventa has a robust pipeline of renewable energy technology projects that reflect the strength of our leadership team’s established relationships with government and marquee public and private corporations and suppliers, along with our strong reputation in the utility, energy, and renewable energy sectors.
Growth Opportunities
Noventa is a well-positioned platform, poised to capitalize on the heightened importance of renewable energy. Noventa’s planned investment in a diversified portfolio of renewable energy infrastructure projects will provide significant and sustainable growth opportunities for the long-term success of our stakeholders.
Our Team
Our Team
Dennis Fotinos
Founder & CEO
Dennis is a seasoned energy sector executive with over 20 years’ experience. He led the corporate reorganization that created Enwave Energy Corporation in 2000, and then ran the business as President and CEO until 2016. With the sale to Brookfield Asset Management and the expansion of the business, he moved into the role of Executive Chairman, North America, until his departure at the end of 2017. Under his leadership, Enwave enjoyed 15 years of sustained earnings growth, while at the same time developing the world-renowned Deep Lake Water Cooling project that positioned the company as an industry leader in the district energy space. In 2005, he was recognized for his transformational work at Enwave when he was selected as a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Prior to starting Enwave, Dennis served as an elected member of regional and local governments in the City of Toronto for nine years. He is an experienced board director, having served on several boards ranging from the Board of the International District Energy Association, as Chairman, to Build Toronto, and, now, Create TO. Dennis has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and the Schulich School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.
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Engineering & Operations
Engineering & Operations
Stephen Condie
Chief Technology Officer & Head of Operations
Steve began his career at Enwave in 2003 as a Project Manager. In 2008, he was promoted to Manager of System Operations with responsibility for the steam and chilled water systems. He went on to hold progressively senior positions, culminating in Vice President of Engineering and Innovation, where he oversaw all capital projects from the research and budgeting phase through to construction and commissioning. This included the capital improvements to the Pearl Street Steam Plant that made it the most efficient facility of its kind in the world – as recognized by the IDEA. In 2011, Steve co-founded Magnolia Energy Corporation to focus on developing innovative renewable energy technologies that could improve district energy systems. He later rebranded the business as Magnolia Generation to focus on providing clients with a zero-capital cost solution for life safety and sustained occupancy power. Magnolia’s first completed project received recognition as the first multi unit residential building to meet the City of Toronto’s new Sustained Occupancy guidelines. Steve has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
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Sejal Pradhan
Project Manager
Sejal is an Electrical Engineer with a keen interest in clean energy technologies, energy efficiency and sustainability. Her diverse professional experience in the energy sector includes work in India, Italy and the United Kingdom and a role at Credit Suisse in Poland. She will leverage her international experience to bring new ideas and approaches to Noventa’s efforts to advance renewable energy in North America. Her fluency in French will also enhance Noventa’s efforts in Quebec. Sejal has a Master of Science degree in Renewable Energy Systems Technology from Loughborough University, UK.
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Andrew Wilcox
Business Development Engineer
Andrew Wilcox is a Professional Engineer with 15 years experience in conceptual design of energy systems, project management of pre-construction projects and business development services. After twelve years in progressively senior management positions at Enwave Energy Corporation, he left to start Magnolia Energy Corporation which specialized in the design and installation of micro turbine projects. He then sold his interest in Magnolia to start Filament Energy where he has used his deep contacts in the energy sector to offer an array of services that range from simple project consultation to a complete turn-key development project.
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Usama Sohail
Engineering Associate
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Conrad Kwiatek
Engineering Associate
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Simon Schmaußer
Global Product Manager, HUBER SE
Simon is responsible for the development and implementation of heat recovery systems through wastewater. He has been with HUBER SE in Germany since 2007 and continues to contribute significantly to the success of the organization. Prior to working with HUBER, Simon worked as a technical constructor. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering, with a focus in environmental and process techniques, in Germany. Since completing his studies, Simon has played a pivotal role with HUBER, focusing on the development and innovations of the ThermWin solution. Through its partnership with HUBER, Noventa is proud to include Simon as part of their elite team of engineers who support both organizations on the path to success.
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Nathan Madding
National Product Manager, Industrial & Green Building Systems, HUBER Technology Inc.
Nathan Madding has been in the water and waste industry since joining HUBER in 2015 and, prior to that, for two years as a graduate research assistant at UNC-C while pursuing his Masters in Civil Engineering. He is often called upon to solve complex issues. As a product manager focusing on industrial and green building, Nathan is committed to quality designs that conform to plan specifications while meeting the customer needs. He is a subject area expert in the “Waste to Energy” field, on Thermwin, along with green building focused project technologies. Nathan has a Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering from UNC-Charlotte, a Bachelor of Science from Appalachian State University, and is an Honor Graduate from the Operations Intelligence School of the U.S. Air Force. Nate works with Noventa’s engineering team to customize ThermWin Systems to meet the unique needs of every customer.
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Joe Slater
Director, Commercial Projects
Kelvin Thermal Energy
Joe is an energy professional with 10+ years’ experience in the clean energy industry with a focus on renewable energy project development and technology commercialization. Working with start-up companies has provided Joe with the opportunity to be directly involved in many aspects of project development, including equity and debt financing, securing permits, completing grid-interconnection, and managing relationships with engineers, vendors, regulators and the local community. Joe was directly involved in the successful RFP submission of the Jamie Creek Run of River Power Project in the BC Hydro Clean Power Call and was and played a key role in taking the Wasdell Falls hydro power project from the EA stage through to project commissioning and into commercial operations. Joe works with Noventa’s engineering team to creatively integrate Kelvin TEMS in Noventa’s energy master plans
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Corporate & Business Developement
Corporate & Business Developement
Nick GalloroCDP, CRX
Associate, Business Development
With over 25 years of experience in the real estate sector, Nick understands the demands and expectations of property managers and developers. With a focus on commercial design and construction, Nick began his career at Marathon Realty Limited and then Oxford Properties. His extensive international travel across North America, Asia and Europe has given him a global perspective of best practices and a deep understanding of the retail/shopping-centre market. Nick’s experience ranges from urban retail and community shopping centres to super regional centres across Canada. His portfolio has included prominent properties such as Yorkdale Mall and Square One Shopping Centre in the Greater Toronto Area, and numerous other notable properties in five Canadian Provinces from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Nick is a member of the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centres) with CRX (Certified Real Estate Executive) and CDP (Certified Development, Design, Construction) designations.
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Christella Anandarajan
Executive Assistant
Christella Anandarajan is Executive Assistant to the Managing Partner & CEO. Her responsibilities include stakeholder relations and support of Noventa’s business units and the Board. She coordinates the activities of the engineering and finance teams and supports proposal preparation. Originally from London, UK, Christella graduated with a degree in Law and has worked in legal and real estate fields. Prior to joining Noventa, she worked as a transaction coordinator at Remax Realtron Realty Inc. for over 2 years.
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Matthew Szabo
Associate, Business Development, Mexico and Caribbean
Matthew is an international real estate professional, specializing in bringing raw land into development form. He has 25 years’ experience in Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico and is a recognized leader in the field of hotel and resort development, marketing and sales. He has acted as project director, program design and development director, strategic director, front line and executive training expert. He has held executive marketing positions with (or consulting to) InterWest Resorts, Disney World Resorts, Grupo Mayan, Shell Vacation Club, Playa del Sol Resorts, and Grupo Vidanta. Matthew has an Engineering Degree from Ohio State University. At Noventa, Matthew will oversee business development activities in Mexico and the Caribbean.
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Sam Presvelos
Corporate Counsel, Business Development
Sam Presvelos is a civil litigation lawyer who began his career at McCarthy Tetrault, LLP. He later went on to establish his own successful law firm before joining Noventa. He continues to serve as Partner of Presvelos Law LLP. Sam brings a strong entrepreneurial drive to Noventa’s business development efforts and the ability to navigate complex energy market rules and regulations to develop sound business strategies. In addition to his business development role, Sam also acts as Noventa’s Corporate Counsel. Sam has a BA from York University where he was a Presidential Scholar and a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he distinguished himself with awards in Real Estate and Corporate Law. He currently serves as a Director with the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association and is a member of the Advocates’ Society and the Toronto Lawyers' Association.
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Bill Harvey
Business Development
Bill Harvey is a registered professional engineer in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta and holds accreditation as a Certified Energy Manager and Project Management Professional. Bill brings over 30 years of experience in the energy sector in project development, business acquisitions, asset management and plant operations. Working with public utilities and private industry throughout Canada, the US, UK and South America, Bill has developed and managed several sustainable energy projects, including PV solar, hydroelectric, CHP, waste-to-energy, geo-exchange and district energy systems. Bill has managed a diverse portfolio of energy assets, authored reports and completed due diligence on a wide variety of sustainable energy projects for a diverse client base that includes: EPCOR Utilities, TransCanada Energy, Enel Energy, the Treasury Board of Canada and various municipalities throughout North America and internationally.
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Finance
Finance
Victor SuCFA, MBA, FRM
Director of Finance and Accounting
Victor is a seasoned financial professional with international experience working in a leading private equity firm with AUM over USD 17 billion and with financial institutions including TDBFG. Victor is also an MBA, an FRM, and a CFA Charter Holder. Victor is responsible for all project financial analysis and enterprise risk management, as well as shareholder relations and financial reporting.
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Wesley Stevens
Energy Market Strategy
Wesley is an economist and financial analyst with 25 years of consulting experience in the electricity sector. His work spans a broad spectrum of services ranging from electricity system planning and price forecasting to market assessment, rate design and rate setting. Wesley has been a trusted advisor to many System Regulators including ISONE, PJM, NYISO, ERCOT, Ontario and Alberta, where he has developed wholesale energy pricing and capacity price forecasts and performed dispatch analysis of natural gas, renewables and storage plants. His corporate valuations and financial analyses of renewable energy, CHP, District Energy, battery storage and transmission projects are founded on a deep understanding of market rules and operations. Under contract with the Ontario Energy Board for many years, Wesley has been responsible for determining the Regulated Price Plan for residential and small commercial electricity consumers in Ontario. His price forecasts, dispatch analysis and revenue forecasts have been the basis for numerous electricity plant purchases, sales and financing, including the recent $1-billion purchase of the Goreway combined cycle plant. Wesley holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Toronto and a B.A. in Mathematics from Carleton College.
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