OSP’s Advisory Board
Will Brereton, Managing Director, Newport Partners, Toronto
Mr. Brereton has 10 years experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Newport Partners, he was the founder and chief executive officer of a private investment firm specializing in the automotive sector. From 1997 to 2003, he held various senior positions at BMO Financial Group in the areas of investment banking and the private client group. Mr. Brereton graduated with a Masters of Business Administration degree in 1997 from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania and The London Business School, England.
Ime Ekong, Foreign Service Officer, Foreign Affairs Canada, Ottawa
Mr. Ekong has been an official with the Government of Canada for seven years, mostly in the Latin America and Caribbean region. He graduated with a BA in Financial and Managerial Economics from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from the London Business School, England.
Carl Wentzel, Gebr. Wentzel GmbH, Teutschenthal, Germany
Mr. Wentzel has been in the renewable energy sector for more than two decades. He currently is a managing director at Sinus Solar GmbH. Mr. Wentzel is also managing various privately held agriculture firms in Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom and is a seasoned venture capital investor in Europe and North America. He graduated with an MA and BA in Business Administration from the University of Cologne.
Alexei Litvintsev, Vice President, Credit Suisse, London, England
Mr. Litvintsev has almost a decade of experience in project financing and the real estate sector. His previous work experiences include JP Morgan, UBS and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Litvintsev is also an investor in the materials and solar sector. He is a graduate of Columbia University in the City of New York.
Stephen Hadjilogiou, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Miami, USA
Mr. Hadjilogiou specializes in international tax issues and complex holdings structuring. He has a JD and BA from the University of Florida.
Ajeet Atwal, RBC Capital Markets, Toronto
Mr. Atwal has spent most of his career in securitization and capital markets for RBC and CIBC in Toronto. He has received an MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University.