Nuvo-NG’s principals have considerable experience in the Energy and Renewables business, with emphasis on:
Tony is a business developer exploring opportunities for Nuvo-NG, primarily in the energy sector (Natural Gas for transportation and Waste to Energy), with emphasis on the Caribbean and the Americas.
With roots in the Caribbean, Tony has been involved in various business ventures in the region for the last 15 years, with specific involvement in the energy sector.
Tony led the FTI consortia which included Red Rock LLC, FPC and PowerGen, for the execution of a Business Development Agreement (MOU) with JPS for the conversion of its Bogue, Montego Bay Power Plant to Natural Gas (CNG).
Tony has also been involved in a feasibility study for Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP) for the conversion of their Old Harbour and West Kingston Power Plants from HFO to Natural Gas. Further, Tony consulted with Jamaican mining companies (Alpart, Noranda, and Jamalco) for transportation of Natural Gas to their facilities and conversion of their power generation system from diesel to alternative fuel.
Rolf has over 25 years’ experience in the business industry, across various sectors, having started his career with a Fortune 100 company. His senior management roles have spanned all aspects of business including sales, operations, logistics and project management.
Rolf has consulted on technical assessments of various client capabilities, developed Project structures and work plans and provided strategic planning, to both private sector clients and the Federal Government of Canada.
As an entrepreneur, Rolf has invested in ventures that impact alternative energy programs as well as waste to energy initiatives. His involvement over the last 10 years in the Caribbean energy sector brings a technical knowledge of the market relating to fuel diversity and sourcing, power generation and grids and renewable energy, and also includes a network of relationships in both the public and private sector across the region. With Nuvo-NG, Rolf has consulted on various biofuel and natural gas projects in Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia and Jamaica.
Rolf was involved with the Consortium that designed, developed and proposed the original solution of transporting natural gas to Jamaica for the conversion and running of JPS’ Bogue Facility, leading to a signed Development Agreement with JPS.
Steven, a Naval Architect, has been in the energy market for over 38 years. He has been working internationally, as a consultant, in many fields, including QA/QC, Technical Certification, Design, Engineering, Marketing and Industrial Manufacturing. He has a strong entrepreneurial and engineering design background and broad project and 'man-management' experience in construction sites, engineering and production shops, shipyards and design offices.
In 2001, he set up a company (Floating Pipeline Company (FPC)) in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, which successfully developed (from technology licensed by TransCanada) the World’s largest pressure vessels for the transport of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). FPC built a manufacturing plant, capable of producing upwards of 2,000 pressure vessels of 80’ x 42” diameter per annum. During this time, Steven carried out numerous pre-FEED and FEED studies for both Marine and Land based CNG projects using these pressure vessels, including Tanzania to Kenya (Artemis), Colombia to Panama, T&T to Puerto Rico (Centrica) and many others. FPC was the supplier of the technology that was to be used for the Jamaican CNG supply project to the Bogue Power Station.
Steven is a successful entrepreneur, presently involved in the delivery of LNG to South Africa and China, in the development and supply of high pressure cylinder modules for Hydrogen to Shell and others, the development of ultra-lightweight LNG tanks for European clients, Solar, Wind and Battery solutions for microgrids, as well as other renewable energy projects.
Luke was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on the carve-out and development of Cobalt Properties, which grew to become a key strategic value enhancement to Irving Oil, Saint John, New Brunswick. This included establishing the vision, strategy, and business plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors. As Chief Operating Officer, Luke oversaw the recruitment of industry expertise for the establishment of the core management team, Cobalt’s market presence, asset management capabilities, and relationships with strategic partners.
Prior to Cobalt, Luke consulted on many transformation initiatives as a Senior Manager in the Strategy and Operations practice of Deloitte and Touche. While with Deloitte, Luke was the Program Manager on the execution of the Irving Oil – Couche Tard Joint Venture for Atlantic Canada and New England which occurred in 2008. This involved the transition of operations from Irving Oil to Couche Tard and included inventory, personnel, licenses, branding and transition agreements until full execution of the program was completed.
Nicolas Da Silva
Nick is a graduate of the University of Toronto. Nick spent his initial 17 years in the Retail Banking Industry starting with Canada Trust as a lender, moving to National Trust and than Scotiabank on the retail side as a Branch Manager and Manager of Wealth Management.
Nick has spent the last 16 years with Northwood Mortgage Investment Corporation serving in various capacities. Nick is currently the Vice President of Northwood Mortgage, where he is also the Director of mortgage operations and principal shareholder. As Director of mortgage operations, Nick presided over the placement of in excess of CDN $558m in mortgages last year, of which private lending accounted for over $62m .
Nick’s passion for the environment (clean air, clean water) has led to his involvement with Nuvo-NG.
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