Team

PowerWood is managed by an experienced team of professionals in the development of renewable energy projects.

Chairman & CEO - Vadim Opeskine

Vadim Opeskine is a successful international entreprenuer and a founder of VADO Group, an equity investment group that has originally founded PowerWood Group and is still its major shareholder and strategic driving force.
VADO Group is a global operator group of companies which is focused on property and infrastructure development, energy, oil & gas, natural resources, commodities trading and software development. Vadim has extensive experience in many sectors and brings almost three decades of Board and senior management expertise. Prior to founding VADO Group he has started and successfully developed a number of ventures including an oil trading business, a telecommunications operator, a medium sized bank and an Internet security company.

Director Commercial Affairs - Artyom Litvinov

Artyom Litvinov has a Masters technical degree and graduated with honours.
He has significant experience in supply chain as well as mining business. Artyom worked in key Director positions in international mining companies. Within his working career has a great experience of staff management.
Recently he has been involved in infrastructure projects as well as sustainable energy projects in Eastern and Western Europe.

Business Development Manager - Paul Jarvis

Paul Jarvis has a degree in Estate Management, is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and has spent most of his career on property, asset management and infrastructure. He was a partner of Knight Frank for 20 years where he worked in the UK and abroad. He has focussed throughout on enhancing capital values and maximising returns on development and investment opportunities. He has worked in the UK, continental Europe, Asia and Africa and has spent several years living abroad. Latterly he has been involved with major projects of major city redevelopments and urban regeneration and significant infrastructure schemes. Over recent years he has taken an active interest in large environmentally friendly schemes in major energy and renewable projects in the UK and other markets

Operations Manager, Northern Alberta - Johnny Wieler

Johnny Wieler has over 15 years of experience in the bulk fuel distribution sector.
He founded Aspen Valley Lumber Ltd, a successfull manufacturing company that utilises steel and wood products for the oilfield, logging and farming industries. The products are shipped locally and internationally.
Johnny is looking after company operations in La Crete and Northern Alberta area.

Communications Manager - David Triggs

Having started his working life as a teacher and progressed to head teacher position in 1994 and then established the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) in 2008.
As the CEO he grew into a national organisation operating some 77 school throughout England with a group turnover in excess of $500 million.
As a recognised leader he has spoken in over 40 countries, working with national bodies and government agencies to develop leadership and management skills in senior teams.
David has experience of reporting to and working with government and Non-government agencies in a number of countries.