Published: 06 August 2019 06 August 2019
Northland Power has announced the appointment of David Povall as Executive Vice President, Development, effective October 16, 2019. David will be based out of our Toronto office and will be responsible for leading the company’s development initiatives in key markets around the globe.
David brings to Northland more than 20 years of experience in the international power generation industry, including greenfield project development spanning multiple jurisdictions and technologies. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Acacia Renewables, a Macquarie-owned developer focused on the Japanese market. Prior to that, David led RES Group’s Asia-Pacific development team and has held senior roles in various teams focused on new markets and project development, across a range of technologies, throughout the UK, Australia, China, Singapore and parts of Southeast Asia. David holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Manchester as well as a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the Imperial College London.