Management Team


Keith Driver (CEO)

Keith Driver has served in leadership positions in several environmental technology companies over the past 15 yrs. His experience includes senior marketing, technical and management roles, focused on emerging products or technologies. Many of these opportunities have focused on processing organic feedstocks and marketing the end-products, such as compost and biochar. Keith holds two degrees in engineering and an MBA, and serves as a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary


Ryan Ptolemy (VP, Finance)

Ryan Ptolemy is a CPA, CGA and CFA charter holder and obtained a B.A. from Western University. He serves as CFO to a number of public and private companies in the resource sector, particularly development stage companies. Mr. Ptolemy formerly served as CFO for an independent investment dealer in Toronto where he was responsible for financial reporting, auditing, budgeting and internal controls


Bill Nylen (Plant Manager)

Bill Nylen has held several management positions with various environmental technology companies in southern Alberta and has been instrumental in the plant development and operations at the Earth Renew site since 2007. Mr. Nylen studied at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and holds a compliment of safety certificates including the designation of Radiation Safety Officer