GGPC Key People
Dr. Steven C. Waterfield
CHAIRMAN & CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER:
Dr. Steven C.Waterfield is British has a B.A. (Hons) International Business Studies at Leeds University, a M.Sc Project Management and Consulting at Nottingham University as well as EET 1&2 Electrical Engineering, MET 1&2 Mechanical Engineering, Technological Diploma Mechanical Engineering with Kitson College of Engineering.
Dr. Waterfield has 35 years of professional experience in the development, construction, operation and maintenance of international power generation assets and over 20 years technical, commercial and operational management experience in South East Asia. Previously with the United Kingdom's Central Electricity Generating Board ("CEGB") for 12 years where his last assignment was Portfolio Optimization Manager. In 1992 he joined PowerGen International developing projects in India, Thailand, Australia, Korea and the Philippines and subsequently from 2002 until 2008 was International Business Manager - Asia Pacific for E.ON UK Technology. Finally, before joining Global Green Power PLC Dr. Waterfield was Regional Manager - South East Asia for E.ON AG (Climate Renewables) leading the E.ON carbon sourcing team with full responsibility for E.ON operations in Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.
As Chairman, Dr. Waterfield leads the Global Green Power PLC Corporation's development and implementation teams with operational responsibility for the delivery of GGPC projects to the highest Environmental, Performance, Operational and Safety standard that meet or surpass International Finance Corporation ("IFC") and World Bank global standards.
Maribeth B. de Montaigne
Ms. Maribeth B. de Montaigne is a Filipina and a founder of the company. She has 20 years of experience in Community Development and Renewable Energy as well as coordinating Government and Major International Institutions working in Europe, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, North America and the Philippines.
As President, Ms. de Montaigne heads Global Green Power PLC Corporation's Socio-economic and Poverty Alleviation programs development and implementation working with our Host Communities, Local Government Units, the National Government and Non-government Organizations (NGO's). These programs include the management of Global Green Power PLC Corporations "Code of Business Ethics" (COBE), "Biomass Fair Pricing Policy", and the "Share the Renewable Energy Advantage" (SHARE) projects. Maribeth is also the primary point of contact with the Philippines Congress, the Senate and the Office of the President where she delivers our Thermal Biomass Renewable Energy (TBRE) awareness campaign.
Atty. Lyra Gracia Y. Lipae-Fabella
CORPORATE SECRETARY / CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER:
Atty. Lyra Gracia Y. Lipae-Fabella is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines. Her work experience includes being a Junior Auditor at Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co., Associate at Tan Venturanza Valdez and Securities Counsel III at the Securities and Exchange Commission. At present, she is the Managing Partner of the Fabella and Fabella Law Office. She also serves as Corporate Secretary to a number of publicly-listed and private companies.
Atty. Lipae-Fabella graduated from San Beda College of Law and obtained her BS Business Administration and Accountancy degree from the University of the Philippines-Diliman
Ret. Brig. Gen. Ramon G. Santos
Ret. Brig. Gen. Ramon G. Santos has served the Philippine Government in several roles since his retirement from the Philippine Army including: Undersecretary of the Department of Energy as well as the Philippine Defense Attaché to Beijing, China during his time with the Philippine Diplomatic Corps. He has obtained a BS degree in Economics, Master degree in Strategic Management from US Army War College and a PhD in Development Administration from Christian University of the Philippines. Ret. Brig. Gen. Santos assist in the fulfillment of the company’s nationwide thermal biomass power plant development.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER:
Roddy Grant is British, Glasgow University BSc Hons. (First Class) Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Cambridge University MA Economics, ACA Diploma in Accounting Finance with professional courses at INSEAD, IMD, Harvard, Sundridge Park and Dunchurch.
With 35 years of experience Roddy was Vice President of Bombardier Transportation where from 2006 to 2007 he restructured the 2,800 employee UKP 400 Million, UK services business and from 2003 to 2005 was Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Arabia based Al Rushaid Investment Company where he was tasked to expand acquisitions. In 2001 to 2003 Roddy was seconded as Chief Operating Officer AMEC Americas in Toronto by AMEC UK to integrate the recently acquired 8,000 employee, UKP 1.1 billion engineering, design and construction business with operations across America and Canada. From 1996 to 2000 Roddy was the Divisional Managing Director AMEC UK, responsible for Oil, Gas, Power, Process, Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Contracting and Construction with revenues of UKP 750 million and 8,000 employees. Roddy also gained significant experience working with GEC ALSTHOM from 1984 to 1996 as Managing Director of GEC ALSTHOM China Limited, Director of Business Development Gas Turbine Division UK, Managing Director of the Low Voltage Group UK and Manager of GEC Meters Energy Management Systems.
As Chief Technology Officer Roddy ensures that GGPC's Engineering Construction and Procurement (EPC) contracts incorporate the latest proven technology optimizing power plant performance and environmental compliance whilst ensuring that all contracts are compliant within the arenas in which GGPC operate.