Marc MurnaghanChief Executive Officer
Marc joined Polaris Infrastructure Inc. as CEO in May 2015. Marc led the successful recapitalization transaction, including negotiation of amendments to the San Jacinto project loan documents and the power purchase agreement.
Marc brings a deep background in the capital markets, having spent over 20 years in senior investment banking roles with Cormark Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc., where he ran the Power and Alternative Energy groups, leading efforts to raise capital for companies in the solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, biomass, power electronics, battery technologies and fuel cell sectors.
In addition, he currently chairs the Board of Directors at Autism Speaks Canada, the leading autism science and advocacy organization in Canada. Marc holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Anton JelicChief Financial Officer
Anton joined Polaris Infrastructure in December 2018 and is responsible for all aspects of Financial Reporting, Management Reporting, Accounting, Tax, as well as Information Technology, working closely with Marc in the areas of M&A, strategic partnerships, corporate governance and investor relations.
Previously, Anton was a CFO in the Homebuilding and Solar Energy Industries where he was also responsible for all aspects of Financial leadership with those firms. He has also been involved in the Renewable Energy industry as it relates to Biodiesel where he was a key member of the Management team of a Company that successfully progressed a technology developed at the University of Toronto from bench-scale to Commercialization and then Public listing via an RTO transaction. Valuable experience was further garnered throughout his career with increasingly more senior roles within the Real Estate Development, major Construction and Telecomm Industries.
Anton holds a Bachelor of Arts, History degree from York University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Alexis OsornoGeneral Manager
Polaris Energy Nicaragua & Polaris Energy Perú
Alexis initially joined PENSA in June 2015 as Finance Manager shortly after Polaris Infrastructure Inc.’s successful re-capitalization transaction. At this time, he was responsible for the Accounting & Finance, Procurement and Information & Technology departments.
Since March 2016, Alexis has been General Manager of the Nicaraguan geothermal operations, as well as continuing to maintain the afore-mentioned Finance Manager role. In January 2019 he was also appointed General Manager of Polaris Energy Perú, adding to his continuing oversight of the Nicaraguan operations.
Alexis has vast experience in finance and accounting, as well as a strong knowledge and experience in general business administration processes such as Procurement, IT, Internal Controls and electrical plant operations. He was Finance Manager at Puma Energy Nicaragua for a 3-year period prior to his joining PENSA, playing a key role in the transition process from Esso Standard Oil, S. A, Ltd to Puma Energy during and after the acquisition of Puma Energy to all ExxonMobil businesses in Central America.
Alexis worked 27 years for Esso Standard Oil S.A. Limited, progressing through increasingly senior roles in the areas of Refinery Engineer, Information and Technology, Finance and Accounting, Treasury and Planning Supervisor, Business Support Manager and Regional/Global Controls and Sales Project Advisor.
Alexis has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, a Postgraduate degree in Management from INCAE Business School and a Postgraduate degree in Finance from UAM and Tecnológico de Monterrey.