Triton’s development team brings together experts from a variety of fields, including environmental engineering, marine construction, the legislative and policy development process, the NGO sector, stakeholder consensus building, project management, marketing, and project financing, as well as Bermuda’s ecology and marine and terrestrial resources.
> Thomas Sleeter, Ph.D. Environmental Engineering – Chairman
Tom served as Director of the Department of Environmental Protection in Bermuda from 2002 to 2007, where he was responsible for the enforcement of thirty legislative Acts and statutory instruments. Prior to that he served in various management and advisory roles within the Ministry of the Environment, overseeing air and water quality monitoring programs. He was Curator of the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo from 1988 to 1991.
> Jeff Manson – Founding Director
Jeff has more than ten years of combined work and education experience in the environmental sciences. He has worked as a field ecologist and commercial project manager/developer in Toronto, a commercial diver in the marine construction industry in Bermuda, and as an environmental consultant to the Government of Bermuda advising on marine policy and climate change. Jeff is currently employed in the Bermuda reinsurance industry specializing in US catastrophe and risk analysis. He co-founded Triton Renewable Energy Ltd. with the intent to develop a financially viable green energy model based on Bermuda’s natural resources.
> Anne Glasspool MSc, PhD, CEnv. MIEEM, MIEMA, LEED AP O&M – Director Operations and Project Development
Annie is a Chartered Environmentalist with more than twenty-five years experience, specialising in biodiversity studies, strategic planning, environmental impact assessment, environmental management, environmental policy development, regulatory compliance, project management, stakeholder consultation, capacity strengthening for environmental NGOs, and alternative energy project development. She has served on management, research, advisory, and education committees for a number of NGOs, and as a consultant to the Bermuda Government, where she currently sits on the Marine Resources Board and Climate Change Working Group. As Director of Operations and Project Development, Annie is responsible for the development and coordination of all activities associated with the Bermuda Wave Energy Project.
> Peter Everson – Director of Finance
Peter has spent more than thirty years in varied roles in the financial services industry, including corporate finance, treasury, investment management, private equity, and real estate. Peter now leads PEConsultants Ltd., a corporate finance advisory firm based in Bermuda. A chartered accountant by training, Peter has served on the boards of both the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, where he was President from 2005 to 2007, and the Association of International Companies, where he was a vice chairman from 2001 to 2005.
> Kim Carter, CHFS – Director
Kim is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in business management. He owned and operated a manufacturing company from 1977 to 1989, when he sold his company to Hansons PLC and relocated to Bermuda. He is a certified hedge fund specialist, has founded several businesses, and has held a variety of directorships covering a broad span of industries. From 2005 to 2008 he was chairman of Macquarie Capital Alliance International Limited, and from 2005 to 2009 a Director of Macquarie MCG International Limited—a company successfully taken private with an acquisition value of more than $6 billion. Kim is also active in the not-for-profit sector.
> Philippe Rouja Ph.D. – Director
Philippe Rouja is a cultural and medical anthropologist with more than twenty years experience assessing and communicating the benefits and challenges faced by small coastal communities. He works extensively with local knowledge experts in indigenous maritime communities in Northern Australia, French Polynesia, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. Philippe manages and partners in a myriad of marine heritage and ocean science related research projects, and oversees public health studies related to the use of marine resources in Bermuda. Since 2003 he has been a Principle Investigator with the mobile marine ecotoxicology lab Atlantis out of the WHO PAHO collaborating center at the University of Laval Hospital. He is currently the Principle Scientist in the Department of Conservation Services in Bermuda, where he leads the section on Marine Heritage and Ocean Human Health.