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.

Joel K. Vorra
President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Vorra has been the President and Chief Financial of Tidewater Renewables since May 11, 2021. Mr. Vorra assumed the title of Chief Financial Officer of Tidewater Midstream on February 4, 2015. From October 2013 until its sale in August 2014, Mr. Vorra was the Controller of Predator Midstream and worked closely with the company’s founders and board of directors. Prior to joining Predator Midstream, Mr. Vorra earned his Chartered Accountant designation while at Collins Barrow Calgary LLP and worked as a senior member of the firm’s audit teams from 2008 to 2013.

Mr. Vorra obtained his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the Haskayne School of Business at the University in Calgary (2007) and his Chartered Accountant designation in 2011.

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.‎

David A.J. Barva
Corporate Secretary

Mr. Barva has been Corporate Secretary of Tidewater Renewables since July 11, 2021. Mr. Barva continues to employ his services to Tidewater Midstream as the Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President, Shared Services and Corporate Secretary, a role he assumed in November 2019. Mr. Barva was previously the Vice President, Legal General Counsel and Corporate Sectary of Tidewater Midstream. Furthermore, ‎Mr. Barva was the Associate General Counsel of Trilogy ‎Energy Corp., a company listed on the TSX, where he ‎worked since August 2006 in roles with progressively ‎increasing responsibility. ‎