Pierre Larochelle, Chairman

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Pierre Larochelle has served as a member of Lion’s Board since October 2017. Mr. Larochelle has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Power Energy since 2012 and as Partner, Co-Head of Energy Infrastructure at Power Sustainable Capital Inc., the parent company of Power Energy and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada. Prior to joining Power Corporation of Canada, Mr. Larochelle was President and Chief Executive Officer at Adaltis Inc., a position he held between November 2003 and February 2009. Previously, he also held the positions of Vice-President, Business Development at Picchio Pharma Inc. and Vice-President, Mergers and Acquisitions for Credit Suisse First Boston in London, England. Mr. Larochelle started his career as a lawyer, at the Montréal offices of Ogilvy Renault. Mr. Larochelle also serves on the board of directors of Bellus Health Inc. Mr. Larochelle holds a law degree from Université de Montréal, a masters degree in international business law from McGill University and an MBA degree from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Marc Bedard, Director

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Marc Bedard has served as Lion’s CEO—Founder and as a member of Lion’s Board since Lion’s incorporation in 2008. Prior to founding Lion, Mr. Bedard served as vice-president and chief financial officer of Les Entreprises Barette Ltée, a leading manufacturer of wood and vinyl products for construction and exterior use in North America, from 2003 to 2007. Previously, Mr. Bedard was a partner at Pricewaterhouse LLP, a national partnership of professional accountants and consultants, from 1996 to 2003. Mr. Bedard is a certified chartered professional accountant and has been a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec since 1987. Mr. Bedard holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC), Université de Montréal. Mr. Bedard has served as member of Lion’s Board since 2008.

Sheila Colleen Bair, Director

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Sheila Colleen Bair has served as a member of Lion’s Board since September 2020. Sheila C. Bair is a corporate director. Ms. Bair was President of Washington College from August 2015 to June 2017. Prior to that, she was Senior Advisor to The Pew Charitable Trusts for four years. Ms. Bair was also Senior Advisor to DLA Piper, an international law firm. Ms. Bair was the Chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from June 2006 to July 2011. From 2002 to 2006, she was the Dean’s Professor of Financial Regulatory Policy for the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She also served as Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2001 to 2002, Senior Vice President for Government Relations of the New York Stock Exchange from 1995 to 2000, Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 1991 to 1995, and as counsel to Kansas Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole from 1981 to 1988. Ms. Bair also serves on the boards of directors of Bunge limited, where she serves as deputy chair and chair of the corporate governance and nominations committee, and Fannie Mae, where she serves as the board chairwomen and on the community responsibility and sustainability committee. Ms. Bair previously served on the boards of directors of Thomson Reuters Corporation, where she served as chair of the risk committee, and on the audit committee, and Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., where she served on the audit and nominating and corporate governance committees. Ms. Bair holds a bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Kansas.

Christopher Jarratt, Director

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One of NGA’s founders, Christopher Jarratt is an active senior business professional and the chair of the board of Northern Genesis II. Mr. Jarratt co-founded Algonquin Power Corporation Inc. in 1988, and previously served as a director and Executive Vice Chair for Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. from October 2009 through November 2020. During his leadership tenure, Algonquin grew to become one of Canada’s largest power and utilities companies, serving regulated electricity, natural gas and water utility customers in the United States and Canada and owning and operating a large portfolio of global renewable wind and solar powered generation capacity. Mr. Jarratt brings more than 30 years of experience in the origination, development and operations of global infrastructure investment initiatives and is committed to the concept of best of class governance and sustainable investing. Mr. Jarratt previously served on the board of directors of Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc. Mr. Jarratt is a professional engineer and holds an engineering degree from the University of Guelph. In addition, Mr. Jarratt holds the designation of Chartered Director from McMaster University.

Pierre-Olivier Perras, Director

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Pierre-Olivier Perras has served as a member of Lion’s Board since January 2021. Since 2019, Mr. Perras serves as President of Power Energy and, since 2020, Mr. Perras serves as Partner, Co-Head of Energy Infrastructure at Power Sustainable Capital Inc. Prior to joining Power Energy, Mr. Perras worked at BMO Capital Markets, for over two decades, where he held various leadership positions in the Investment and Corporate Banking Group, in his last role he was Head of the Power, Utilities and Infrastructure Group, leading an international team across North America and Europe. Prior to joining BMO Capital Markets, Mr. Perras was a senior consultant analyst with an actuarial consultant. As part of his role at Power Energy, Mr. Perras also serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Nautilus Solar Energy and sits on the boards of Lumenpulse Inc. and Potentia Renewables Inc. Mr. Perras holds a Master of Business Administration degree from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Sciences from Laval University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Michel Ringuet, Director

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Michel Ringuet has served as a member of Lion’s Board since October 2017. From 2006 to 2016, Mr. Ringuet served as Chief Executive Officer of Master Group Inc., a leader in the distribution of HVAC/R equipment in eastern Canada, where he also served from 1990 to 2006 as Vice-President Finance and Administration. Today, Mr Ringuet is still involved with the company as a shareholder, a corporate director (Mr. Ringuet will be appointed independent Lead Director effective as of Closing) and as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Prior to joining the Master Group, Mr. Ringuet worked in various finance and investment departments at the National Bank of Canada and Bank of Montréal. Mr. Ringuet serves as a director of Lumenpulse Inc., where he served on the audit committee while the company was listed on the TSX. Mr. Ringuet holds a bachelor’s degree in administration from Université Laval and an MBA from McGill University.

Ian Robertson, Director

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One of NGA’s founders, Ian Robertson has served as NGA’s Vice Chair since June 2020 and as member of NGA’s board of directors since NGA’s formation in May 2020. Mr. Robertson is an active senior business professional and currently leads InfraStar Investments, an infrastructure investment fund management company, and is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of Northern Genesis II. Mr. Robertson co-founded Algonquin Power Corporation Inc. in 1988 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. from October 2009 through July 2020. During his leadership tenure, Algonquin grew to become one of Canada’s largest power and utilities companies, serving regulated electricity, natural gas and water utility customers in the United States and Canada and owning and operating a large portfolio of global renewable wind and solar powered generation capacity. He has more than 30 years of experience in the origination and execution of global infrastructure investment initiatives and is committed to the concept of sustainable investing. Mr. Robertson previously served on the board of directors of Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc. Mr. Robertson holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Waterloo, a Master of Business Administration from York University, and a Master of Law from the Law School of the University of Toronto. He is a professional engineer and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Lorenzo Roccia, Director

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Mr. Lorenzo Roccia is Chairman of RON Transatlantic Holdings, an international financial holding company with interests in the financial services, logistics, energy, and beer sectors in the United States, Latin America and Europe. Additionally, he is a Founder & Chairman of Transatlantic Power Holdings and Non Executive Director of Skyline Renewables, one of the leading independent renewable energy companies in the US with over 1GW+ of Wind and Solar assets. Mr. Roccia founded Roccia Ventures, L.P. and became a major shareholder of and Senior Analyst in the Private Equity Group at Wit Soundview - an internet and technology Investment Bank. Roccia Ventures, L.P. became one of the largest shareholders of the bank along with the Goldman Sachs Group, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Mitsubishi Corporation. The firm was taken public and subsequently sold to the Charles Schwab Group. Mr. Roccia started his career with Salomon Smith Barney.

Pierre Wilkie, Director

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Pierre Wilkie has served as a member of Lion’s Board since May 2019. Mr. Wilkie is a serial entrepreneur who has founded or participated in the creation of many enterprises, including in the manufacturing industry. He is currently the co-owner of M.A.C. Métal Architectural Inc. He also serves as the President of Déco Nat Inc. Prior to that, he acted as the co-president of Laboratoire Dr Renaud Inc. Mr. Wilkie sits on the board of directors of M.A.C. Métal Architectural Inc. and other private enterprises. Mr. Wilkie holds a bachelor’s degree in Economy and Finance from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC), Université de Montréal.