Mr. David Atkinson
CEO and Director
David Atkinson founded Earthworks and is responsible for the financial and strategic planning requirements of both Earthworks and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Cortina Integrated Waste Management, Inc. Mr. Atkinson was instrumental in the successful negotiation of a 25 year lease, renewable for 25 years, for the Cortina Project and he has spent several years working within the regulatory framework for development of the First Nations in North America and has a wealth of experience in that regard.
Mr. David Russell
CFO and Director
David Russell is a graduate of Queen’s University and its school of Business and has been involved in business consulting, accounting and management for 40 years. Mr. Russell has been responsible for the accounting and reporting functions for Earthworks since 2010 and has been its Chief Financial Officer for over 6 years. Mr. Russell continues as CFO of Earthworks.
Mr. David Andrews
David Andrews is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and he has been a professional engineer for 40 years. Mr. Andrews initially practiced in the ﬁeld of marine, coastal and offshore engineering and for the past 15 years he has been involved in the private hydro-electric energy industry in B.C. as a founder of Cloudworks Energy Inc., an independent power developer and is now a principal of Clean Balance Energy.
Mr. Calvin Woroniak
Calvin Woroniak sits as an independent director and member of the audit committee. Mr. Woroniak brings with him 33 years of entrepreneurship and independent business experience including organic farming, construction/real estate and retail. Mr. Woroniak has owned, operated and managed large farming operations in western Canada. The latest, Freedom Farm Ltd., is an organic farming operation located in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. The farm was sold in 2014, however he continued to manage the operation until May of 2018. Along with the practical experience, he has completed an Agricultural Business Management course.
Mr. Richard Powell
Richard (Rick) Powell joins Earthworks Board with 30 years experience in all aspects of management and operations of a municipal waste management company. Rick has held General Manager positions with California companies Mill Valley Refuse, Stockton Recycling, Eel River Disposal and currently The Ratto Group. Rick has permitted, designed, built and run day to day operations of multiple transfer, C&D and recycling processing facilities.