As President, Paul is responsible for executing the long and short term strategies of the company as approved by the CEO and the Board. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the company and its operating subsidiaries in conjunction with the current management team. Paul is a professional engineer licensed in Alberta and Ontario.
Prior to joining Genalta Power, Paul was the President and CEO for a Calgary based, publically listed, international exploration company with properties in India, Israel and Colombia. He has a depth of experience working in the oil and gas industry all over the world. Paul began his career in the Alberta with a large independent producer before moving on to a global engineering consulting company. He has a wealth of international experience having headed up business units in Australia, Eastern North America, and the Middle East.
Paul brings both private and public market experience to his role and an understanding of supporting remote office locations through periods of growth. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta in Chemical Engineering and the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA program.
Monique Verlaan, CPA CA CA(SA)
Vice President - Finance and Accounting
As Vice President of Finance and Accounting, Monique is responsible for overseeing accounting, financial reporting and treasury. Monique brings 20 year's of international experience in finance and financial accounting to our team.
Prior to joining Genalta Power, Monique served as the Regional Financial Services Manager - East Africa for an international oil and gas company overseeing the financial aspects of five different countries and eight affiliates. She has also held Board positions on various subsidiary oil and gas companies serving in a financial capacity.
She is a graduate of UNISA where she earned both her Masters of Business Leadership and Bachelors of Accounting Science degrees. Monique is a Chartered Accountant in both Canada and South Africa.