Our offices in the U.S., Canada and Central America provide expertise in energy, financing, mergers & acquisitions, project development, management and entrepreneurial expertise and help to companies in transition. Working with a network of affiliates across the Americas we provide solutions at virtually any scale. Our team brings a broad multi-disciplinary set of skills and hands-on experience to add value to each project we undertake.
Sage Stone specializes in clean and renewable, green power and energy. By working with each stage of the industry; from technology concepts through to large-scale power plant projects, we bring hands on experience in today’s new technology which will become state-of-the-art tomorrow.
Sage Stone has coast-to-coast coverage in the USA and Canada and coverage in the EU and in Latin America with partners and associates in Oregon State, Washington State, New York State, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Florida State and the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario as well as associates in Brasil, Guatemala and in the UK.
Peter Besenovsky Senior Energy and Financial Executive with 30+ years of experience in the electric power industry working in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Past executive positions at architect/engineering firms, an investment bank and as VP Engineering/Development at Westcoast Power with a successful track-record of $3 Billion in development, engineering and non-recourse senior debt financings of clean and renewable greenfield power project development, including M&A activities.
BSME Uof M, MBA University of Toronto(Rotman School), Previously held Georgia P.E. by examination and NASD series 7 & 63 licenses.
Melding a decade of experience in the development of California heavy oil and Anadarko deep gas with fifteen years of Wall Street Investment Banking and South American startup ventures, Bruce founded and funded an innovative institutional financing vehicle, for the independent oil and gas industry, now called First Reserve. In the mid eighties he brought modern geophysical techniques to the field of archaeology by locating the first tomb in the Valley of Kings since that of King Tutankhamen. He is actively engaged as a principal of Sage Stone in the renewable energy field. In addition he is pursuing his interest in marine hydrokinetics as CEO of Ocean Current Energy. His education includes a Harvard B.A. and Columbia J.D. and M.B.A.
James Ross is an experienced financial manager and Independent Power developer. Past executive positions include President, Northstone Power and JSR Capital, Vice President of Westlock- Algonquin Power and Chief Financial Officer of Daxxes Corporation. Active in the renewable and power industry for twenty-five years. Developed, managed, constructed, financed and acquired numerous energy projects in Hydro, Solar, Biomass, Wind, Co Gen, Energy Storage, Waste to Energy and gas peaking. Extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, project finance, financial management, project development and technology commercialization. Past experience also includes international experience in Europe, Latin America, China and India. MBA – Schulich School of Business