Our team members share the same vision and values. We’re a fleet of big thinkers, problem solvers, and we’re always up for a challenge, big or small. No two days at Growler Energy are the same, and we love what we do.

Leadership

Robert Woolgar

President & CEO

Robert is a professional engineer with over 23 years’ experience in the water power industry. He has developed strong leadership and technical skills by working on diverse projects across Canada. Areas of expertise include business development, engineering management and technical delivery in hydrology, hydraulics, dam safety, and energy planning studies. Robert was the Deputy Project Manager on a major water power development, focusing primarily on organizational effectiveness, team leadership, and project delivery involving approximately 150 project delivery team members across numerous disciplines. Robert is also a Fellow with Engineers Canada and was profiled in The Top 100 Magazine, Top 100 Canadian Professionals.

Keith Drover

VP Project Development

Keith is a professional engineer with more than a decade of professional experience executing complicated projects in harsh and challenging environments. With a background in both early project development and execution, Keith’s skill set includes project organization and implementation of project management systems with a specialization in risk management. Keith’s career has given him insight into all aspects of project development, from his experience as a Marine Engineer to Deputy Project Director of a $5 Billion interconnector project. As Director of Project Development at Growler Energy, Keith’s strategic direction and vision for the future helps drive the company forward with a focus on renewables.

Pete Whelan

VP Project Execution

With more than 15 years’ professional experience, Pete has spent his career safely managing and executing intricate and unique projects for a range of companies world-wide. Pete has extensive experience in project management and is an expert in navigating complex projects and successfully leading teams in harsh environments, including some of the most challenging terrain in the world. An effective time and project manager, Pete has managed the safe and successful delivery of global megaprojects and continues to ensure certainty regarding technical compliance, cost and project schedule.

Chad Butler

VP Business Development

Chad is a progressive project leader and natural team player with strong management skills. With over 10 years’ experience working in a project environment, Chad has tackled challenging roles around the world including assignments in Canada, the United States of America, and Angola. His project experience includes expertise in the oil & gas and renewables sectors, with a focus on subsea construction and senior project management team support. With a leadership style focused on social awareness, Chad has the ability to effectively foster a positive work environment and build strong client relationships.

Development Partners

Our strategic development partners are an extension of our team with a wealth of experience that transcends international borders.

Canadian Projects Limited
Landsvirkjun Power
C&T Enterprises