Richard Jessop is an executive with extensive background in the energy industry, experienced in operational, project, joint venture, engineering, construction and supply chain management. Principal area of expertise is the development and execution of projects – Nuclear, Fossil and Hydroelectric. Mr. Jessop was the Project Director for the 440 MW extensions to hydroelectric assets on the Lower Mattagami River in Northern Ontario. The project was developed in partnership with local First Nations. Mr. Jessop was involved in the development of the First Nations Agreements and sat on the Ontario Power Generation (OPG)/Moose Cree First Nation (MCFN) Partnership Advisory Committee. Prior to retirement from Ontario Power Generation he was VP of Hydro Thermal Projects.