DYNAMIC. EXPERIENCED. CONNECTED.

The Noventa team is dedicated to making sustainable energy not only possible, but the best choice for future-forward communities.

DYNAMIC. EXPERIENCED. CONNECTED.

The Noventa team is dedicated to making sustainable energy not only possible, but the best choice for future-forward communities.

Experienced Leadership
Noventa’s leadership team brings extensive market knowledge with decades of combined energy and renewable energy industry experience; a proven track record of execution and thought leadership; and a strong understanding and ability to navigate federal, provincial/state, and municipal institutions and governments.
Relationships
Noventa has a robust pipeline of renewable energy technology projects that reflect the strength of our leadership team’s established relationships with government and marquee public and private corporations and suppliers, along with our strong reputation in the utility, energy, and renewable energy sectors.
Growth Opportunities
Noventa is a well-positioned platform, poised to capitalize on the heightened importance of renewable energy. Noventa’s planned investment in a diversified portfolio of renewable energy infrastructure projects will provide significant and sustainable growth opportunities for the long-term success of our stakeholders.
Our Team
Our Team
Dennis Fotinos
CEO
Dennis is a seasoned energy sector executive with over 20 years’ experience. In 1999, with the financial support of OMERS, he started Enwave Energy Corporation with the reorganization of TDHC and then ran the business as President and CEO until the sale to Brookfield Asset Management in 2013. Under his leadership, Enwave achieved sustained annual growth and industry leadership through the development of innovative projects like Deep Lake Water Cooling and early adoption of ESG practices. With the sale to Brookfield, he moved into the role of Executive Chairman, North America, until his departure in 2018 when he left to start Noventa. In 2005, his transformational work at Enwave was recognized when he was selected as a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Prior to starting Enwave, Dennis served as an elected member of regional and local governments in the City of Toronto for nine years. He is an experienced board director, having served on several boards ranging from the Board of the International District Energy Association, as Chairman, to Build Toronto, and, now, Create TO. Dennis has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and the Schulich School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.
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Engineering & Operations
Engineering & Operations
Stephen Condie
Chief Technology Officer & Head of Operations
Stephen has over 15 years’ experience in the energy sector. He began his career at Enwave Energy in 2003 as Project Manager, and went on to hold progressively senior positions, culminating in Vice President of Engineering and Innovation. In 2011, he left to start Magnolia Generation, which specialized in life safety and sustained occupancy power solutions. Steve oversees Noventa’s engineering team and coordinates the efforts of the company’s three business units and external consultants to ensure alignment.
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Sejal Pradhan
Project Manager
Sejal is an Electrical Engineer with a keen interest in clean energy technologies, energy efficiency and sustainability. Her diverse professional experience in the energy sector includes work in India, Italy and the United Kingdom and a role at Credit Suisse in Poland. She will leverage her international experience to bring in new ideas and approaches to Noventa’s efforts to advance renewable energy in North America. Her fluency in French will also enhance Noventa’s efforts in Quebec. Sejal has a Master of Science degree in Renewable Energy Systems Technology from Loughborough University, UK and is currently an Energy Manager In-Training (EMIT) certified by the Association of Energy Engineers® (AEE®).
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Conrad Kwiatek
Engineering Associate
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Ben Somers
Engineering Associate
Ben is an Engineering Associate at Noventa. He has a Chemical Engineering degree from Queen’s University and a Certificate of Business from the Smith School of Business. Ben is passionate about finding creative solutions to combat climate change and helping building managers and operators reduce their energy costs. As part of Noventa’s engineering group, he contributes to the design and energy modelling of our renewable energy projects.
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Monica Brands
Sustainability Coordinator
Monica has studied Aerospace Engineering at Queen Mary, University of London and Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University. She is an active ASHRAE member and is passionate about the intersection of HVAC and decarbonization, with a special interest in heat pump technologies, a topic on which she has co-authored two scientific papers.
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Annie Coulter
Annie is completing her final year of Chemical Engineering at McGill University. She has done extensive work on campus bringing sustainability into engineering practices through groups like Student Energy at McGill and Sustainability in Engineering at McGill (SEAM). She has been an important part of Noventa’s innovative engineering team for the past three years contributing valuable research and insight during her summer internships. She’s excited to put her technical training and passion for sustainable engineering into practice.
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Kali Zender
Kali is a chemical engineering student entering her fourth year of undergraduate studies at Queen's University. She is passionate about environmental sustainability and climate change solutions. Kali has experience working on Hatch's Industrial Clean Technology consulting team focusing on gas handling and mine ventilation and cooling systems. As a summer engineering student, Kali will be supporting Noventa’s engineering team on multiple renewable energy projects and gaining first-hand knowledge of the related challenges and opportunities.
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Simon Schmaußer
Global Product Manager, HUBER SE
Simon is responsible for the development and implementation of heat recovery systems through wastewater. He has been with HUBER SE in Germany since 2007 and continues to contribute significantly to the success of the organization. Prior to working with HUBER, Simon worked as a technical constructor. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering, with a focus in environmental and process techniques, in Germany. Since completing his studies, Simon has played a pivotal role with HUBER, focusing on the development and innovations of the ThermWin solution. Through its partnership with HUBER, Noventa is proud to include Simon as part of their elite team of engineers who support both organizations on the path to success.
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Nathan Madding
National Product Manager, Industrial & Green Building Systems, HUBER Technology Inc.
Nathan Madding has been in the water and waste industry since joining HUBER in 2015 and, prior to that, for two years as a graduate research assistant at UNC-C while pursuing his Masters in Civil Engineering. He is often called upon to solve complex issues. As a product manager focusing on industrial and green building, Nathan is committed to quality designs that conform to plan specifications while meeting the customer needs. He is a subject area expert in the “Waste to Energy” field, on Thermwin, along with green building focused project technologies. Nathan has a Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering from UNC-Charlotte, a Bachelor of Science from Appalachian State University, and is an Honor Graduate from the Operations Intelligence School of the U.S. Air Force. Nate works with Noventa’s engineering team to customize ThermWin Systems to meet the unique needs of every customer.
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Noventa Management Services Inc.
Noventa Management Services Inc.
Alex Sotirov
President - Noventa Management Services Inc.

Alex Sotirov is President, Noventa Management Services Inc., the Project Delivery arm of Noventa that provides construction management services, value engineering, project commissioning and plant operations.  Alex oversees a growing team of experienced project managers, operators and trained service technicians who are responsible for delivering Noventa’s renewable energy projects and fulfilling our operating commitments.  Alex brings more than 22 years of experience designing and constructing innovative energy projects like Enwave’s Deep Lake Water Cooling system and the Well Project. Prior to joining Enwave, his career included roles at Petro-Canada, Lake Ontario Refinery (Colt Engineering), Polysar Rubber (Bayer AG Company), Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Public Works and Government Services Canada and Ontario Hydro Nuclear Operations, Western Division. Alex is a Professional Engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

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Cam Quinn
Senior Project Manager
Cam is a chemical engineer with over 10 years’ experience in the energy industry. He previously worked for North West Redwater Partnership in Alberta and was involved from the conceptual design through to commercial operation of the 50,000 barrel per day Sturgeon Refinery northeast of Edmonton. Cam is a licensed professional engineer in Alberta and Ontario, has a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Cambridge and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Queen’s University.
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Arash Ebrahimi
Project Coordinator
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Research & Development
Research & Development
Usama SohailMASc
Engineering Associate
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Corporate & Business Developement
Corporate & Business Developement
Maicky MeijbergBA, MScBA
Manager, Business Development
Maicky is Business Development Manager at Noventa Energy. Maicky brings a unique strategy and sustainability focus to Noventa which has been honed from his experience at KPMG’s Global Strategy Group in the Netherlands. Passionate about finding solutions to climate change, Maicky’s perspective of what is possible is informed by real-world life experience in a country that is an early adopter and leader in the global efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuel energy. Maicky holds a BA and an MScBA from the Rotterdam School of Management.
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Nick GalloroCDP, CRX
Associate, Business Development
With over 25 years of experience in the real estate sector, Nick understands the demands and expectations of property managers and developers. With a focus on commercial design and construction, Nick began his career at Marathon Realty Limited and then Oxford Properties. His extensive international travel across North America, Asia and Europe has given him a global perspective of best practices and a deep understanding of the retail/shopping-centre market. Nick’s experience ranges from urban retail and community shopping centres to super regional centres across Canada. His portfolio has included prominent properties such as Yorkdale Mall and Square One Shopping Centre in the Greater Toronto Area, and numerous other notable properties in five Canadian Provinces from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Nick is a member of the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centres) with CRX (Certified Real Estate Executive) and CDP (Certified Development, Design, Construction) designations.
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Mackenzie Kelly
Executive Assistant
Mackenzie is Executive Assistant at Noventa Energy Partners. She is responsible for coordinating the efforts of our engineering and finance teams, overseeing stakeholder relations and managing Noventa's social media presence. A graduate of the George Brown Theatre Schools Conservatory Program, Mackenzie brings a fresh perspective to what we do at Noventa. Passionate about all she does, she approaches our collective efforts to combat climate change with the same zeal that she displays in her artistic endeavours.
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Matthew Szabo
Associate, Business Development, Mexico and Caribbean
Matthew is an international real estate professional, specializing in bringing raw land into development form. He has 25 years’ experience in Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico and is a recognized leader in the field of hotel and resort development, marketing and sales. He has acted as project director, program design and development director, strategic director, front line and executive training expert. He has held executive marketing positions with (or consulting to) InterWest Resorts, Disney World Resorts, Grupo Mayan, Shell Vacation Club, Playa del Sol Resorts, and Grupo Vidanta. Matthew has an Engineering Degree from Ohio State University. At Noventa, Matthew will oversee business development activities in Mexico and the Caribbean.
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Finance
Finance
Victor SuCFA, MBA, FRM
Chief Financial Officer
Victor is a seasoned financial professional with international experience working in a leading private equity firm with AUM over USD 17 billion and with financial institutions including TDBFG. Victor is also an MBA, an FRM, and a CFA Charter Holder. Victor is responsible for all project financial analysis and enterprise risk management, as well as shareholder relations and financial reporting.
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Sophia ChenBMath
Financial Analyst
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Stakeholder Relations
Stakeholder Relations
Maple
VP of Happiness
Maple is everyone’s favourite Noventa employee. She is a source of everyday happiness and a key part of our Stakeholder Relations team. When not pre-occupied with other important duties, Maple will attend some of Noventa’s virtual meetings to greet stakeholders with her goofy smile and occasional bark. Maple has big shoes to fill, following in the steps of our previous VP of Happiness, Zava, who has moved on to other challenges. We all believe that she will be up to the task
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