Renewable U’s success is driven by our people and their ability to execute our strategy. Our core values guide us and provide us with our foundation in building a company we can all be proud of.
Board of Directors
Eric M. Leslie has an extensive experience in the areas of management consulting, corporate governance, finance, and the structuring of both public and private companies. Mr. Leslie is the Co-founder & CEO of TRION Energy Solutions Corp., Principal of Merchant Equities Capital Corp., Strategic Advisor to Legible Media Inc.’s CEO and serves on the Board of Directors of Meta Materials Inc., a NASDAQ listed technology company.
Jeff R. Seymour is a Barrister & Solicitor in Calgary, Alberta and is currently the Managing Partner of one of the largest defence firms in the province. Mr. Seymour has extensive litigation experience in both Provincial and Federal offences and has expanded his law firm’s reach to over 50 jurisdictions in Alberta. Mr. Seymour is the founder and Managing Director of Seymour Capital, a private equity firm with a primary investment focus on renewable energy, commercial real estate, and innovative disruptive technology.
Lionel Robins has 20+ years of senior management and C-suite experience. Mr. Robins, a process and results-driven businessman, is skilled in project management, corporate finance, and recruiting and training high-impact teams.
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Murray Trollope has over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Trollope has held several roles within Finance and the Energy Division with the City of Medicine Hat including Director of Natural Gas & Petroleum Resources where he was an integral part of strategy formulation and execution in the City’s upstream business. Mr. Trollope also spent 6 years with Shaman Energy in Calgary as Accounting Manager / Controller. He has extensive experience with acquisitions and divestitures, business valuations, joint venture agreements, oil marketing contracts, oil and gas hedging, and improving operational and capital costs.
Manager Land and Real Estate Acquisitions
Krista Lawson is a real estate appraiser who became a candidate member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) in 2016. Upon receiving her designation in 2020, Ms. Lawson purchased Classic Valuations and has expanded its services to include commercial, residential, real estate investment consulting as well as appraisals. Ms. Lawson will contribute her expertise, to the Renewable U team, as they expand throughout Canada and the United States.
Sonja Tempel is a professional and task-driven Executive Assistant with 8+ years of administrative experience in managing office operations. Ms. Tempel oversees executive communications and project management, while keeping a close eye on day-to-day administration. Given her extensive administrative experience, Ms. Tempel has a seasoned perspective on how to effectively align business objectives and boost efficiency.