Vice President, Corporate Governance
On board in June 2014 as Vice President of Corporate Governance Marlene is currently responsible for all compliance, corporate resources, regulatory requirements while working in partnership with the Board to ensure corporate mission statement , strategic initiatives and social responsibility. As one of a few female senior executives in the hydro power generation industry; Marlene brings more than 25+ years of global experience working with SME’s, public corporations, merchant banks, social enterprises, NGO’s and regulatory agencies.
Prior to joining HydroPower Technologies, Inc. (HPT), Marlene co-developed and led three start-up businesses in mining, technology and M/A sectors where she held senior roles with corporate finance, regulatory compliance, capital raise transactions and corporate resources .
Marlene maintains professional association with Women’s Executive Network WXN, Vancouver Board of Trade, 100 Women Who Care and Variety Children’s Charity and retains licenses with the Canadian Securities Institute Series 7/63 ( NASD)- US securities broker, and alumni of Ivey Executive Leadership Program form Western University.
Marlene holds a Bachelor of Education ( Economics) from Simon Fraser University and an MBA from University of British Columbia in International Business.
Serves on several boards of public and private companies, acts as an advisor and held senior leadership roles as COO, CFO and VP.