Leadership

Our Horsepower

Guiding Sustainable Innovation and Carbon-Free Growth

Welcome to the horsepower that drives ELE’s leadership. We are a diverse team of dedicated professionals with breadth of expertise and a shared commitment to advancing sustainable energy solutions. Meet the visionaries guiding us towards a cleaner, brighter future:

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman To The Board of Directors

Chief Operating Officer

Vice-President, Corporate Development

Director of Investor Relations and Special Advisor to the Board of Directors

Our Partner

Atoskewin Business Development Corporation

ELE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ochapowace First Nation through the latter’s economic development group, Atoskewin Business Development Corporation (ABDC). Together, we are proudly moving forward in a Limited Partnership that will reflect sustainable business practices, stimulate Saskatchewan’s economy, create well-paying jobs, and bring long-term prosperity to the future generations of Ochapowace members.

“This partnership enhances our relationship with Eaglesledge for future development and ensures that Ochapowace continues to be watchful stewards of our traditional lands and at the forefront of green energy projects in our traditional territory” says Okimaw/Chief Shelley Bear.

“Our future generations depend upon us to protect these lands and waters, and we are doing that through clean energy projects such as this one.”

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Aecon

Working with commercial partners, clients, and homeowners, Aecon is playing a vital role in the global effort to transition energy systems away from fossil fuels. They have a strategic focus on clean energy and climate change and deliver green-energy solutions that leverage their in-house design and engineering, trusted industry partnerships, and proven track record to provide a provide a full scope of services for integrated projects, helping clients, like Eaglesledge Energy, seamlessly transition to a cleaner future.

WSP

Whether in the power, mining, oil and gas or industrial sectors, WSP provides clients with the innovative and Future Ready solutions to responsibly extract raw materials efficiently, and safely transform them into valuable products, including transport to end-user markets. From new to existing infrastructure, WSP understands the business drivers and project requirements that will contribute to long-term success. 

“Increased Indigenous engagement and business partnerships are key priorities for the Government of Saskatchewan. [ELE’s] partnership with Ochapowace First Nation’s economic development group, Atoskewin Business Development Corporation is an excellent example of creating economic opportunities in Indigenous communities. The Government of Saskatchewan is very hopeful that these positive arrangements will continue as the project advances.”

– Jodi Banks, Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Ministry of Trade and Export Development

Boris Weiss

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman To The Board of Directors

Boris is an innovative and forward-thinking leader who drives corporate success through effective economic, financial, and business modeling. He is a deft strategic planner with strong experience in program execution, global market development, and relationship networking with government, industry and finance. A highly motivated and intuitive individual, Boris thrives in positions calling for a multi-dimensional thinker with a talent for overcoming challenges to diversify revenue streams, increase shareholder wealth, and move an organization forward within a global market context.

Dr. R. Gerald Bailey

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Bailey is a chemical engineering graduate of the University of Houston, holding BS, MS, and PhD degrees, and is a registered professional engineer in Texas. His extensive experience encompasses both upstream and downstream sectors, with expertise in the Middle East, U.S. onshore- and offshore operations, as well as LNG and GTL. Dr. Bailey has held executive board positions, including as President of Exxon’s Arabian Gulf division. Currently, he also leads and advises multiple energy-related organizations, such as Bailey Energy LLC, Petroteq Energy, MMH&ABS Engineering Group, and Ecoteq Energy. He has authored several publications and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Houston in 2014.

Lorne Nystrom

Vice-President, Corporate Development

On June 25, 1968, at just 22-years-old, Lorne was the youngest MP ever elected in Canadian history in the riding of Yorkton-Melville in Saskatchewan. He served in Parliament from then until 1993. He was re-elected in Regina-Qu’Appelle in June 1997 and stayed in Parliament until June 2004—a 32-year run! One of the longest in Canadian history. He even served as Whip for his Caucus.

Sazzad Rashid

Director of Investor Relations and Special Advisor to the Board of Directors

As the Foreign Trade and Investment Advisor to the Leader of the Opposition in the National Parliament of Bangladesh, Mr. Rashid brings to the ELE team more than 20 years of globally diverse educational and finance-management acumen. He has held leadership positions with top-tier financial institutions globally, including, Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. in the U.S., and other institutions in Europe and South Asia. Additionally, Mr. Rashid has demonstrated a breadth of business-management success during his tenure in the Office of the Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as having worked in product management for Standard Chartered Bank, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.