F. David Rounthwaite joins Board of Directors

Grid Essence is pleased to announce the appointment of F. David Rounthwaite to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Rounthwaite has been practicing law since 1976 with an emphasis on securities and corporate governance law. He is currently and has been since 2011 the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for eHealth Ontario. Mr. Rounthwaite was an associate and partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP until 2004 where his practice involved nuclear power generation as well as all aspects of renewable energy development, financing and operation. In 2004 he became president of a specialized financial services company returning to the practice of law in 2007. Since 2011, Mr. Rounthwaite has served as Director of Renewable Energy Developers Inc. (formerly Sprott Power Corp.), a TSX listed renewable energy company. From 1997 to 2010 he was a trustee of Northland Power Income Fund and was lead independent trustee in several transactions including its acquisition of Northland Power Inc. From 2004 until 2007 he was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Arriscraft International Income Fund which was wound up after a successful sale of its business. Mr. Rounthwaite holds his Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, a Master of Science (Economics), International Relations, from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Political Science from Trinity College, University of Toronto.

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