Negotiation and Contract Support
Robert M. Elms, P.Eng. - President
Robert M. Elms has been involved in the areas of climate change and emission trading since 1996. Under Mr. Elms' leadership, NAC participated in several of the major GHG demonstration trading programs that were undertaken in both the United States and Canada. NAC became an industry pioneer by developing a series of successful GHG trades involving diverse industrial sectors and technologies. Mr. Elms holds university degrees in mathematics and engineering. Mr. Elms serves as an executive for coolAction.com, an internet-based platform facilitating carbon neutrality for both individuals and businesses.
Ronald Otsuki, MBA - Executive Vice President
Ronald Otsuki has worked in the financial industry of both the public and private sectors for over 25 years, most recently at as VP of Portfolio Strategy at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Previously, he was Sr. VP of Global Investment Strategy for Manulife Financial and during his tenure there, was responsible for all investment activities in Europe and Asia. Before moving to the private sector, Ron was Executive Director at the Ontario Financing Authority responsible for the annual funding of their multi-billion financing requirements for the Province of Ontario. Ron has an MBA from York University, a B.Com. from the University of Windsor and a BA from the University of Western Ontario.
Allen G. Barnstaple, P.Eng.
Allen G. Barnstaple (1943-2011) was a veteran of the energy and environmental business with over 30 years of diversified experience. During his tenure in the electric utility business, Mr. Barnstaple was responsible for the development of over $3 billion worth of energy contracts. His extensive business experience brought a high depth of insight and knowledge to NAC's various business ventures. His commitment to excellence will be continued on by NAC's current executives.