Our Team

The bridge to your next sustainability story.

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Stean Smith

Managing Partner

Stean focuses on improving organizational process and oversees Terrapin’s branding and promotional activity.

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Ryan Maxwell

Executive Chairman

Ryan manages investor relations and oversees Terrapin’s legal and financial activities with a focus on corporate finance and fundraising.

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Cathie Hickson, P.Geo

Chief Geologist

Dr. Catherine Hickson leads all geotechnical work for Terrapin, providing industry knowledge and expertise for Alberta No. 1, Alberta’s first conventional geothermal energy facility.

Marc Colombina

VP of Operations

Marc leads the logistics and procurement for Terrapin’s various power projects.

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Gray Alton

VP of Project Development

Gray leads Terrapin’s geographical expansion in Canada and internationally. Gray brings together all stakeholders required to conceptualize and develop waste heat and geothermal power projects.

Diane Jeon

Marketing Manager

Diane coordinates Terrapin's campaigns and marketing strategies, as well as manage Terrapin's public relations, webinars, events, and social media channels.

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Tim Grover

Advisor, Co-Founder

Tim supports Terrapin's corporate and project finance initiatives, with a focus on short-term capital raising.

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Stuart Ashley, P.Eng

Process Engineer

Stuart provides process and mechanical engineering expertise for identifying and developing waste heat to power opportunities.


Heat to Value project developers working towards a revenue-positive energy transition.

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