Stephen CheesemanChinook Power Corp.
Stephen Cheeseman, Chairman & CEO
Stephen has 14 years experience in renewable energy development and 18 years experience in resource modelling, resource audits and information technology implementation projects at more than 30 resource-based operations located in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia.
He has held positions in software sales, project management, information technology marketing and sales management. Stephen is also an experienced mineral resource modeller, having completed resource audits and acted as a ‘qualified person’ for a number of public companies. His early geological experience includes positions in exploration and mine geology.
Stephen has an excellent track record for directing the development and growth of technical and resource based companies. At Chinook, he works tirelessly to find new and efficient ways to develop wind energy.
Stephen holds a BSc (Honours) in the Geological Sciences from Queen’s University (1985) and is a registered member of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. He is currently a Director of the Clean Energy Association of British Columbia (CEABC), is past Chair of the CEBC’s Wind Committee and a former Director of CEABC’s predecessor, the Independent Power Producer Association of British Columbia (2003-2008). He is also a Director of RE Royalties Ltd., a royalty financing company focused on providing financing to renewable energy companies worldwide.
Stephen is a 2016 Clean16 award recipient for his dedication and contribution to sustainability and clean capitalism. In 2017, the Clean Energy Association of British Columbia honoured him with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his advocacy work in the field of renewable energy.