Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Clarkes is an experienced financier with over 30 years’ experience in raising capital for private and public companies in the resource, industrial, entertainment and technology sectors. He has been a senior officer, director and major shareholder of many private and publicly listed companies. Mr. Clarkes provides leadership and direction leveraging his extensive capital markets, M&A and strategic planning experience.He was the founder, director, and significant shareholder of Skye Resources Inc., which was sold to HudBay Minerals Inc. in 2008 for $460 million.
Mr. Redcliffe brings significant securities industry and venture investment banking experience to the Company and will be instrumental in moving forward the construction of ReGen III’s first Group III base oil re-refinery in Texas. Mr. Redcliffe sat on the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada’s Pacific District Council for several years, was the founding President & CEO of Jordan Capital Markets Inc. and immediately prior to joining ReGen III, was the Executive Vice President responsible for P&L at Mackie Research Capital Corp. in British Columbia. Mr. Redcliffe has 21 years-experience in the securities industry and holds both an MBA and the CPA, CMA designation. Mr. Redcliffe has established ties with Canadian and international private equity firms, banks, investment dealers, family offices and high net worth individuals and has successfully overseen more than 500 private placements, Initial Public Offerings and cross-border advisory mandates.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Lawlor brings over 25 years of professional leadership experience in project management, operations, and engineering. He has held numerous senior management positions with Schlumberger, AMEC and, for the past twenty years, with Ovintiv (formerly Encana). He has worked in many facets of the oil industry including completion of large upstream and midstream projects, leading production operations teams and overseeing offshore asset development, with his most recent success being the completion of a major project in Atlantic Canada, delivered on time and below budget. His international experience includes work across North America, the North Sea and the Middle East.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Martin has over 18 years of capital markets and corporate leadership experience spanning the oil and gas, clean energy and technology sectors. Steve most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of 7D Surgical Inc., seeing it through its successful acquisition by a US publicly listed issuer, SeaSpine Holdings Corporation. Prior to working at 7D Surgical, Steve was a Portfolio Manager and the Chief Executive Officer of KAIOG Capital Partners, a focused asset management firm devoted exclusively to the North American energy sector. Before KAIOG, Mr. Martin was a Portfolio Manager and Partner at a boutique energy investment firm where he launched and managed a clean energy fund, that was ranked as the highest performing mutual fund in Canada amongst all classes in 2008, according to Globefund.
Mr. Martin earned the Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Internal Auditor designations and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree from Queens University.
Vice President, Corporate Finance
Ms. Hedlin brings over 15 years of progressive finance experience, including a decade in equity research with BMO Capital Markets and Canaccord Genuity, where she covered upstream international oil and gas companies, in addition to the emerging cannabis and clean tech industries. Prior to joining ReGen III, Ms. Hedlin supported companies, including ReGen III, as an independent consultant offering a broad platform of services including corporate communications, investor relations, market research, financial modeling and analysis, and project management. Ms. Hedlin is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (with Great Distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Dionne is a chemical engineer with over 28 years of practice in the fields of refining, petrochemicals, energy, mining and metals and risks studies. During his first fifteen years of service, he gained production experience in the petrochemical industry, where he developed expertise in the optimization and improvement of facilities, feasibility and conceptual studies, construction, commissioning, problem solving and troubleshooting.The skills he has achieved throughout the years include the coordination of process engineering deliverables for projects of more than $1B, Business Development in the sectors of Oil and Gas and well as Process Safety Management (PSM). Mr. Dionne is a certified PHA Team Leader (HAZID, HAZOP, What-if) and LOPA Analyst.
Technical & Re-refinery Operations Consultant
Mr. Ebert commenced his 34-year career in the oil refining business with Esso Petroleum Canada in Sarnia, Ontario before moving to Safety-Kleen’s Breslau re-refinery & the East Chicago, Indiana re-refinery. Mr. Ebert has held multiple positions including Refinery Manager, VP US Refinery Operations and VP of Oil Engineering, Technology and Business Development. Mr. Ebert earned a BASc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA (cum laude) with a major in Operations Management from York University.
Edward T. “Ned” Murray
Feedstock, Offtake and Logistics Consultant
Mr. Murry commenced his 34-year career in the environmental services and recycling industry with Safety-Kleen Corporation where he gained experience in fixed facility and project operations, rail/truck transportation/logistics, sales and business development. Mr. Murry joined Universal Lubricants, LLC in 2012 and in 2014, became the Vice President, Environmental Services where he was responsible for operations in 12 states. This included the collection/aggregation of UMO and ensuring Universal’s re-refinery had a consistent supply of quality UMO feedstock. In 2016 Mr. Murry became the President of Midstate Environmental Services, LP which was sold in late 2017.
Mr. Murry was also on the board of directors of NORA, An Association of Responsible Recyclers in 2017.