Our Team

Our Team

The Waterfall Group team has over 30 years of collective experience in renewable fuels, carbon offsets and sustainability certification schemes. We have unparalleled expertise in the Canadian renewable diesel and advanced biofuels sectors.

Doug Hooper

Doug Hooper - Waterfall Group PartnerDoug is a Partner of Waterfall Group and over 25 years of experience in corporate and industry development. Doug has a range of senior management and board governance experience in public, private and not-for-profit enterprises. Doug was a founder of Canadian Bioenergy Corporation and served as Chief Executive Officer and Chair from 2005 – 2011. During this time, he was responsible for the overall strategic planning, business development, capital project evaluation and execution, corporate finance, legal affairs, shareholder relations, and management of the company. Read More

Ian Thomson

Ian Thomson - Waterfall Group PartnerIan Thomson is a Partner of Waterfall Group. Ian has 25 years’ experience in strategic change, operations and industry development, with expertise in policy implementation, strategic planning, market development and sustainability. Ian was a founder of Canadian Bioenergy Corporation, and as its President 2005-2011 operated a nation-wide biofuel import and distribution business and led a number of first and second generation biofuel and bioenergy project development efforts. Read More

Fred Ghatala

Fred Ghatala - Waterfall Group PartnerFred Ghatala is a Partner of Waterfall Group. Fred has 10 years’ experience in climate change policy and services, including sustainability standards development, environmental management system assurance, developing emission quantification strategies and Corporate Social Responsibility report verification. Fred is an expert on international climate change policy, project-based emission reduction strategies and carbon monetization. Read More