our team

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Board of directors

Lynn Mueller

Chairman

  • Co-founder and CEO of SHARC International Systems
  • 25+ years of experience in geothermal heat pump marketing and sales
  • Served as president of WaterFurnace Canada and International
  • Founder Pacific Geo-Exchange Inc. and Earth Source Energy Inc.

Daryle Anderson

  • Co-founder of SHARC International in 2010 
  • 35+ years in mechanical contracting & residential/commercial construction. 
  • Vast knowledge of plumbing, heating and district energy systems and related installation solutions.

Mike Harcourt

  • Former Premier of British Columbia (91-96)
  • Former Mayor of Vancouver (80-86)
  • Chair of UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability.
  • Chairman of Quality Urban Energy Systems for Tomorrow (QUEST).

Al Saurette

  • Al has launched many technology products for global markets.
  • Assisted early stage public and private companies establish a world-wide reputation leveraging often limited resources to establish a strong market presence.
  • Delivered innovative solutions for over 35 years with a strong track record of success with emerging technology companies. 

Sashko Despotovski

  • Active investor and investment banker. 
  • 15+ years of international experience in technology & energy sectors. 
  • Held posts in several funds and hedge funds in US/Canadian investment banking capacity
  • Former Director, M&A PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Cross-border specialist in small to mid-market

Eleanor Chiu

  • Seasoned executive with extensive board experience in strategic planning, finance, audit and risk & corporate governance. 
  • Co-founder & Director of Trico Charitable Foundation, building it to one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
  • ICD.D designation granted by the Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA)

Management

Lynn Mueller

president & ceo

  • Co-founder and CEO of SHARC International Systems
  • 25+ years of experience in geothermal heat pump marketing and sales
  • Served as president of WaterFurnace Canada and International
  • Founder Pacific Geo-Exchange Inc. and Earth Source Energy Inc.

Matt Engelhardt

COO

  • 15+ years leading a broad portfolio across financial planning and analysis, treasury, procurement, tax and accounting.
  • Current Director, Commercial Finance at WestJet, growing them to a network carrier with global reach.
  • Served on the Board of the Calgary Chapter of the Tax Executives Institute.

Hanspaul Pannu

CFO

  • Mr. Pannu has worked in the Canadian small cap public company space for nearly a decade providing financial reporting, corporate secretary, listing and general accounting support.
  • Operational & management experience, including financial planning & analysis, internal controls, IT and HR

Jodi Guthrie

DIRECTOR, GLOBAL SALES

  • Began working in innovative start up in 1988 OEM through family owned corporation in the US
  • Self-employed for 20 years launching new concepts and building markets in a broad range of industries
  • From 2010 – 2019 built Canadian market for two multination corporations. Developing; direct sales, key accounts, managing national accounts, creating and managing distributor network,  and shipping, service and install infrastructure.

Mike Tanyi

Director,
Marketing & IT

  • 25+ years in IT & marketing, working with businesses ranging from startups to enterprise oil & gas
  • Extensive technical & marketing automation experience
  • Served as Director of Marketing for publicly traded security software company
  • Grew IT services company to become a multi-award winning, globally recognized Microsoft partner.

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