Leadership Team

Joel A. MacLeod
Executive Chairman, CEO and Director

Mr. MacLeod has been Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tidewater Renewables since May 11, 2021. Mr. MacLeod continues to lead Tidewater Midstream as the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, roles he assumed on April 20, 2015. Mr. MacLeod has 18 years of oil and gas experience. Mr. MacLeod is a founder and former director of Highwood Asset Management Ltd. (formerly Highwood Oil Company Ltd.). Mr. MacLeod was also the founding Chief Executive Officer and majority shareholder of Predator Midstream from January 2012 to the sale of the company in August 2014.

Mr. MacLeod obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary in 2000 and holds a Chartered Accountant designation.

Ray Kwan
Chief Financial Officer

Ray Kwan brings over 15 years of capital markets, finance, and advisory experience to the Tidewater Renewables team. Mr. Kwan is currently the CFO of Tidewater Renewables. Prior to joining Tidewater, Ray worked primarily in banking with a focus on institutional equity research. He held a Managing Director position at BMO Capital Markets. Mr. Kwan holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a CFA Charterholder.

Krasen V. Chervenkov
Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy

Mr. Chervenkov has been the Executive Vice-President, Business Development and Strategy of Tidewater Renewables since May 11, 2021. Mr. Chervenkov previously held the title of Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions of Tidewater Midstream, a role he assumed in October 2019. From March 2017 to October 2019, Mr. Chervenkov held the role of Director, M&A and Special Projects of Tidewater Midstream. Prior to Tidewater Midstream, Mr. Chervenkov was Vice President, Investment Banking at a Canadian-owned bank dealer, where he focused on domestic and cross-border transactions including mergers, acquisitions & divestitures, joint ventures, reorganizations, take-over defenses, high-yield, and debt & equity financings. Mr. Chervenkov has over 13 years of corporate and business development, strategy, capital markets, and corporate finance experience with a focus on renewables, midstream, downstream, power & utilities, oilfield services and upstream oil & gas.

Mr. Chervenkov obtained his Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (Distinction) from the Haskayne School of Business at the ‎University in Calgary (2009) and his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2013.‎

Scott W. McLean
Executive Vice President, Operations

Mr. McLean brings over 25 years of operational, health, safety, environmental, sustainability and management experience to the Tidewater Renewables team. Mr. McLean is currently the Executive Vice-President, Operations of Tidewater Renewables a role he has held since August 9, 2022. Prior to, Mr. McLean previously held the position of Vice President, Health, Environment, Safety and Regulatory for Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure a role he held since August 2016. Prior thereto Mr. McLean has held a variety of technical and leadership roles within the energy sector.