Jason founded and became the CEO of Finavera in Ireland in 2003 with the vision of building a diversified energy company focused initially on natural gas, wind energy and wave energy. In 2005 Finavera was split into Finavera Gas and Finavera Renewables. Jason became the CEO of Finavera taking it public on the TSX Venture Exchange. Jason has actively led the development of renewable energy technologies and over 1,000MW of grassroots wind projects in Europe and Canada to mature development projects approaching construction.  He has led the asset sale of a portion of Finavera’s wind development portfolio to Florida Power and Light (NextEra). Jason was invited by President Clinton to become a member of the Clinton Global Initiative in 2006 and is currently an active member in advancing the fight against climate change on a global scale. Jason also serves on the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, DC where as a member he seeks to increase understanding of the World Bank, IMF, WTO and the regional development banks and their efforts to spur economic growth, alleviate poverty and improve financial stability. Jason obtained a degree in Applied Physics from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada in 1997.   



Jon has been a Certified Management Accountant since 1991, and has extensive experience in senior financial roles with private and public companies in Canada. Jon is responsible for Finavera Wind Energy's financial reporting, and he is involved with corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters. He has more than 20 years experience after beginning his career with the chartered accountant firm of Touche & Ross Co. Jon has been involved with several resource companies including roles as CFO of Tournigan Gold Corp. and Wealth Minerals Ltd.