Board of Directors
Roger Norwich, Non-Executive Chairman
Dr. Norwich is a co-founder of Revolve and has been the company’s Chairman and a major shareholder since 2012. He has wide-ranging board experience with publicly-listed companies including as an independent Director of Rio Alto Mining (TSX & NYSE) which was taken over by Mexican Silver Mines which was founded by Dr. Norwich and listed on TSX-V. Rio Alto subsequently grew to be a mid-tier gold producer in Peru and was sold to Tahoe Resources in 2015 for US$1.12Bn. More recently Dr. Norwich was a Director of Otis Gold (TSX-V) which was taken over by Excellon Resources (TSX & NYSE AMERICAN) where he remains an independent Director. He is on the board of Asante Gold (TSX-V).
Dr. Norwich is dual qualified having graduated from Manchester University England with degrees in Geology with Archaeology and in Medicine and he holds MB and ChB degrees. He also undertook postgraduate studies in Geology at Manchester University having worked with Texaco Inc in the North Sea, Permian Basin, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Dr. Norwich has been a Director of several high-tech companies in Finland and is currently on the Board of Optitune OY a coatings company based in Oulu and Lumichip a Hong Kong-based LED research company.
Steve Dalton, CEO & Director
CEO & Director – Steve is a co-founder of Revolve and has been involved in various aspects of the renewable energy sector since 2004. Along with Omar, he has been a key part of the executive management team that has driven the development of the business with a particular focus on the commercial and financing activities undertaken by Revolve. Steve has also led Revolve’s efforts to expand into the US market building the portfolio and pipeline to over 2GW today. He has a background as a project financier working for the Irish subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland and during this role led the financing of over 500MW or 35+ renewable energy projects. He has also successfully developed other wind generation and battery storage projects and has provided corporate finance advice to various other independent developers of renewable energy projects.
He has a Bachelor of Business Studies and Accountancy from LSB College (now Dublin Business School) and is a member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.
Omar Bojorquez, President & Director
Omar Bojorquez is a co-founder and President of Revolve and has over 12 years’ experience in the renewable energy industry. During his time with Revolve, Omar has led the development of utility scale power projects (300MW wind & solar) from greenfield to RTB stage. Previously, he was the deputy Commercial Counselor at Bancomext office in the UK. He is a graduate of Universidad Panamericana Law School in Mexico City. Amongst his many certifications, Omar holds a diploma in energy (WEC), corporate governance (IMMPC) and senior business management (IPADE Business School)
Joe O’Farrell, Non Executive Director
Joe has over 30 years of corporate experience in the energy and mining industry. He is a co-founder of Revolve and is also a major shareholder. He has managed several energy companies and is a former director of OilQuest Resources plc and Nighthawk Energy plc, having been a director of these two companies at the time of their respective flotations on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in London. He has assisted several companies working in conjunction with corporate advisers in pre-IPO fundraising and project acquisition and has a track record in equity fundraising for both public and private companies. He is currently a director of Union Jack Oil plc (AIM: UJO)
Jonathan C. Clare, Non Executive Director
Jonathan is a former career diplomat with the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office have served over 15 years overseas in Latin America and North America in senior political and commercial roles. Experienced business development executive with exposure to multiple industrial sectors predominantly in the Americas over the last 20 years. Former Head of Mission in Monterrey leading the energy, mining, and advanced engineering commercial teams with UK Trade and Investment (2007-2012). Jonathan has supported leading UK and US consultancies covering security, policy strategy, and business intelligence in the Americas since 2012. Former board member of the British Chamber of Commerce and Energy and Security Committees in Mexico (2012-2015). Since 2019 Mr. Clare has been actively supporting initiatives dedicated to renewables, sustainable reforestation, risk mitigation, and emerging and advanced technologies.
Science and Business Management graduate from Royal Holloway University of London (1992) with modules in Japanese management principles and special projects in energy and renewables. Postgraduate studies within the Foreign & Commonwealth Office at Kings College and London School of Economics in international relations and national security.
Finn Lyden, Non Executive Director
Finn is a Fellow of the Irish Academy of Engineers and also of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. His career includes twelve years consulting with two of the Big Four Accounting Firms, followed by seven years as Development Manager Mainland Europe with CRH plc. He was CEO of the SIAC Construction Group for eighteen years. He is an investor and Director of a number of exciting young companies. He is Chairman of the Board of Vasorum Ltd, which has an FDA-approved closure device for punctures in the femoral artery. He is also Chairman of the Board of Trust Ltd, which provides payment security for online transactions. He has been an active investor in renewable energy for a long time and was an early shareholder in Revolve.
JP Maguire, Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director – JP is currently Head of Intermediaries for Cantor Fitzgerald Dublin and a former Director of Stockbroking, he has over 20 years of experience in capital markets. Throughout his career, he has been involved in derivative markets, equity trading, treasury, and FX sales for various financial institutions globally. JP was Head of Equity Trading for Dolmen Stockbrokers from 2005- 2010.
JP has been involved in raising funds from equity and debt markets for various sectors and is more recently focused on businesses in the renewable energy and decarbonization sector. JP is also a non-executive director of a number of other renewable-focused companies.
JP holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (B.B.A) and holds Level 4 cert IMC (Investment Management) from the CFA Society UK. He is a Registered Stockbroker and a QFA with the IOB and is also a member of the IOD and the CISI.
Steve Tedesco, Director / MRE Wind & Solar Inc.
Steve is the US representative for MRE Wind and Solar based out of Centennial, Colorado with over 40 years of experience in the US energy industry. He is the owner of Running Foxes Petroleum Inc. which focuses on helium extraction, waterflooding of shallow reservoirs, and conventional production in the Uncompahgre Uplift, Williston, Denver, Forest City, and Cherokee basins, USA. In addition to this Steve is the managing partner of Starfox Helium Inc., a company focused on producing helium from assets at its properties in Grand County, Utah. He is also Chief Science Officer for Energid Energy Inc. which focuses on converting stranded natural gas assets to electricity and crypto-mining.
Steve was previously a director of Altawind Energy, a wind energy developer focused on greenfield development in a number of US states as well as a previous director of a number of TSXV and OTC public companies.
He has a BS in Geology from Northeastern University in Boston, an MS in Geology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL, and a Ph.D. in Geology with a minor in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines., petroleum exploration and development.
Craig Lindsay, Non Executive Director
Mr. Lindsay has in excess of 30 years of experience in corporate finance, investment banking, and business development. Mr. Lindsay was most recently the Founder, President, and CEO of Otis Gold Corp. until its sale to Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX & NYSE: EXN) in April 2020. In 2020, as Lead Director he identified, negotiated, and managed the reverse takeover between Rebel Capital Inc. and Electric Royalties Limited (TSXV: ELEC). Previously, he was a Founder, CEO, and Director of Magnum Uranium Corp. until its sale to Energy Fuels Inc. (TSX: EFR) in July 2009, and prior thereto was a Vice President in the Corporate Finance and Investment Banking Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Mr. Lindsay was a founding Director of Malaspina Capital Ltd. and led its reverse takeover with Miranda Mining Corp., a Mexico-based gold producer that was subsequently acquired by Wheaton River Minerals in 2003. He was a Founder and CFO of OneAsia.com (Holdings) Ltd. and helped develop the business from its inception through to the sale of business to Tom Group Limited in 2001 (SEHK:2383). He is currently a Director of Excellon Resources Inc., Electric Royalties Ltd (TSXV: ELEC), VR Resources Ltd. (TSXV: VRR), and Alianza Minerals Ltd (TSXV: ANZ). Mr. Lindsay has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from UBC, an MBA from Dalhousie University, and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a Past Chairman of Family Services of Greater Vancouver, a Past Chairman of the Hong Kong – Canada Business Association (HKCBA), a Past President and current Director of the Vancouver Section of the HKCBA, and a Governor of Crofton House School.