Our Team has a Proven Track Record of Solar PV and Battery Storage Project Development and Construction
The principals of Blue Circle Energy have designed, developed and/or built over 250 MW of medium and utility-scale solar and 80 MW of battery energy storage systems, spanning over 50 sites, as a team since 2009. Now based in Barbados, and with a technical group that spans Canada and the Caribbean, we bring projects from idea to operation. Our in-house design, development, legal and finance resources take projects all the way through the siting, engineering, permitting, licensing, procurement, construction and commissioning lifecycle.
The Blue Circle Energy
Cameron oversees the business strategy and project execution at Blue Circle Energy. Prior to Blue Circle Energy, Cameron founded and was President of Endura Energy, a solar PV engineering, construction and development company which was sold to UGE International Ltd. in 2016. Cameron lead development, engineering, design and construction responsibility for over 250 MW of rooftop and utility-scale solar PV projects -- spanning over 100 sites and multiple countries. Prior to Endura Energy, Cameron worked on several international technology-based infrastructure projects, including having designed and implemented fixed wireless telecommunications systems in Latin America, Africa and Canada.
Cameron graduated from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Queen’s University and is a Professional Engineer.
DIRECTOR, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
Khalid is an experienced renewable energy professional whose career has spanned over 10 years between Canada and Barbados. He has designed and project managed over 200 distributed solar PV projects including grid-tied to solar PV, lithium ion energy storage and off-grid. He was the Program Manager for Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada and was responsible for their solar plus energy storage projects.
Khalid is formerly the President of the Barbados Renewable Energy Association and is a former Board Member of SolarShare, Canada’s leading renewable energy co-op. He is also a former member of the Photovoltaic Installation Advisory Committee of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic. Khalid graduated from the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department at the University of Waterloo and is a Professional Engineer.
VICE PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC RELATIONS AND GENERAL COUNSEL
Andrew has 15 years of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer with a focus on renewable energy. Prior to Blue Circle, he was a partner in the Toronto office of DLA Piper, one of the largest global law firms. Andrew brings a broad legal perspective to Blue Circle. While at DLA Piper, he worked on over 225 MW of solar projects and several storage projects, which he helped ensure were bankable, profitable and in the public interest. His clients included developers, EPC firms, OEM suppliers, lenders, equity investors and public procurement agencies. He supported those clients in the origination, development, construction, financing and sale of renewable projects.
Andrew received both a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his law degree from Queen's University. He is licensed to practice law in Ontario. Before practicing law, he worked in engineering and procurement in both Canada and Hong Kong. Andrew is a Board Member and Regulatory Committee Member of the Barbados Renewable Energy Association.
DIRECTOR, FINANCE AND OPERATIONS
Alison has over 20 years of experience in energy, finance and real estate. She was the Vice President of Finance and Development at Endura Energy, a solar energy company, and was responsible for the origination, execution and financing of development projects. Previous to that, Alison was Vice President at Brookfield Financial for 9 years where she advised on public and private M&A, debt and equity financing to clients in real estate, power and infrastructure sectors. She also worked for 4 years at Ernst & Young in the Corporate Finance Practice.
Alison is former Board Member of SolarShare, Canada's leading renewable energy co-op. She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
SENIOR DIRECTOR, PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION
Matt brings over 12 years of renewable energy project implementation experience to the Blue Circle team. He has led the design, construction, commissioning, and interconnection of grid-connected solar PV, battery energy storage, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and microgrid projects. Matt was the Director of Operations, Energy Solutions at Spark Power, leading a team of project managers, engineers, and construction crews in the delivery of turnkey renewable energy EPC projects across Canada. Prior to Spark, he was a Sr Project Manager with UGE International (formerly Endura Energy) where he supported development and led the implementation of key solar PV projects and portfolios.
Matt graduated from the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo, with an option in Management Sciences.