For more than 25 years, Scott has worked across the forest products industry in diverse leadership roles in mill operations, residual based renewable energy production (wood pellets), and major capital projects execution and commissioning.
As the Chief Executive Officer for Peak Renewables, Scott is responsible for the people, culture, and operational execution of all aspects of Peak’s business. Scott is passionate about Team, believes in leading with empathy and fostering a strong performance management culture that is based on candor, respect, and accountability.
Prior to joining Peak, Scott served as the Chief Operating Officer at Pinnacle Renewable Energy. During his tenure, Scott’s leadership led Pinnacle’s growth from a 800,000 MT of annual production wood pellet producer to becoming the world’s second largest wood pellet producer with production capacity of 2.8 MM MT/yr with annual revenue exceeding $400MM. A champion of safety driven culture and enthusiastic leader, Scott was deeply involved the planning, construction, marketing, and commissioning of 5 green field pellet facilities across North America.
Scott holds an MBA from the University of Alberta, a Master of Forestry from the University of Alberta and a B.Sc. (Env) from the University of Guelph. Scott sits on the Board of BC Forest Safety Council and the Executive Health and Safety Council of BC. Scott is also the CEO of One Sky Forest Products and the VP Fibre for Hydrogen Naturally.