About Us - Leadership

Paul Pede, President

Paul has served for the past five years as a consultant to both private and public interests on renewable energy issues, providing services for strategic planning, provincial/federal policy management, due diligence, resource management planning and program management. As president of Gilead Power, Paul is responsible for developing existing projects, researching new opportunities, and managing the day-to-day operations of the company. His previous experience includes developing resource analysis and management tools for Hydro One Networks Inc. and as an architect with a leading Canadian medical imaging software developer.

John Moses, Corporate Secretary and Director

John is the founder of Winteroad Mineral Corporation and Gilead Mineral Corporation, mineral prospecting companies which were key players in significant commercial discoveries of gold, silver and cobalt in Northeastern Ontario. John has served as an executive officer with both the Ontario Provincial Ministry of Industry and Tourism and the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. He has also worked as a commercial pilot in Northern Ontario.

Donald McFarlane, Chairman

Don is a founder, managing director and vice chairman of MGI securities. He is also a founder and past director of Jovian Capital, a public company. Don has 27 years experience in the investment industry, was a Senior Vice President of RBC Dominion Securities and a Managing Director of Gordon Capital.  He has aided, directed and financed many early stage companies.

Jeff Green, Director

Jeff Green is a Managing Partner with Jovian Assest Management. Jeff has a wealth of experience, expertise and insight gained over 35 years in the financial services industry. He is a former Chairman and co-C.E.O. of Gordon Capital Corp., an independent Canadian investment dealer, and was most recently founder and Chairman of Paradigm Capital Ltd., a successful specialist investment dealer.

Robert Beamish, Director

T. Robert Beamish is Chairman of The Woodbridge Group of Companies and a director of Canadian General Tower. He began his career at Monsanto in 1964, working his way up to the position of president in 1976. Two years later, he and a partner purchased Monsanto’s Urethane Foam Division, which became the Woodbridge Foam Corporation. The Woodbridge Group currently has 58 facilities and employs more than 5,000 employees in fourteen countries. A graduate of Queen’s University’s engineering program, Robert is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and the Society of Automotive Engineers.