Paolo Baragetti, P.Eng., President and Founder
Paolo has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University and is a member of the society of Professional Engineers of Ontario. He has held a number of senior management positions in Technology and Business development at Enbridge and IBM/Celestica, and was on the board of the Natural Gas Technology Center in Montreal and of the UTD Gas Technology Institute in Chicago, as well as a member of the CGA biogas committee. With over 15 years of technology development experience, Mr. Baragetti has led international, large-scale, technology deployment projects in Asia (China, Japan), Europe (Italy, France, England, Czech Republic) and North America. Most recently, he has spearheaded a number of renewable technology projects, including the development of biogas-to-biomethane injection baseline for North-American utilities, large-scale residential and commercial deployment of Solar Thermal technology, and evaluation of numerous DSM/CDM opportunities, such as: Hybrid Water Heating, Instantaneous Natural Gas Water Heaters, Natural Gas Clothes Dryers and grey water heat recovery, to name a few.
Felix Ovis, P.Eng., Director of Engineering
Felix graduated from the University of Calgary with a degree in Electrical Engineering and is a member of the society of Professional Engineers of Ontario. In the last 14 years, he has worked at Enbridge and Celestica on numerous projects assessing, developing and transferring new technologies. He has led multi-disciplined technical teams to successful completions of technology implementation projects both internationally (Mexico, China) and domestically. In the most recent years, Mr. Ovis has also spearheaded a North American micro-CHP development and pilot demonstration project where he worked very closely with the technology providers, installation contractors and electrical utilities during the field installation and grid interconnection of the micro-CHP units. In addition, he led a number of performance assessment studies on residential energy efficient technologies, including DSM/CDM evaluations of micro-CHPs, a Natural Gas powered heat pump, house and building envelope improvements, among others.
Irina Rozin, Director of Information Research
Irina has a Master’s Degree from the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. She has more than 8 years of business information research experience in a variety of setting, including business research consultation services at Rotman Business Information Centre, University of Toronto. As a registered Information Professional, Irina has immediate and direct access to the information and data sources that have proven to be invaluable in our research and development projects and industry studies. With a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Schulich School of Business, York University), Mrs. Rozin is instrumental in performing market research studies, assessing market potential, understanding barriers and risks, and evaluating value-chain of major market participants and stakeholders.
Laura Morini, CA., Director of Accounting and Financial Analysis
Laura has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the McGill University, Montreal. She brings over 20 years of experience as a Chartered Accountant with extensive background in corporate auditing and financial analysis both in Canada and abroad. She has served a wide selection of companies in a variety of industries, from small investment holding companies to large, privately-held industrial entities and multi-nationals. In her capacity, Mrs. Morini was critical in meeting tax planning and financial needs of her employers and customers. She has been with Deep Blue NRG since its inception and is responsible for project financial modeling, life cycle financial simulations for the implementation of energy conservation technologies, and company accounting.
Sergey Yahlou, Director of IT and Data Management Solutions
With Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Sergey is the architect of both our IT infrastructure and Data Management solutions for our customers. His 14 years of experience in this field are complimented by practical knowledge of leading-edge information technologies including cloud computing, virtualization and distributed networking. A vast portfolio of development projects in IT infrastructure, data collection and storage has allowed Mr. Yahlou to deliver timely and effectively on the dynamic requirements of our business and that of our customers. Sergey’s expertise instills confidence that any IT and Data Management solution will meet the highest industry standards.