Meet the people behind our growth

Keith Driver

CEO, Director

Keith Driver has served in leadership positions in several environmental technology companies over the past 15 years. His experience includes senior marketing, technical and management roles, focused on emerging products or technologies. Many of these opportunities have focused on processing organic feedstocks and marketing the end-products, such as compost and biochar. Keith holds two degrees in engineering and an MBA, and serves as a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary.

Ryan Ptolemy


Ryan Ptolemy is a CPA, CGA and CFA charter holder and obtained a B.A. from Western University. He serves as CFO to a number of public and private companies in the resource sector, particularly development stage companies. Mr. Ptolemy formerly served as CFO for an independent investment dealer in Toronto where he was responsible for financial reporting, auditing, budgeting and internal controls.

Kerri McGovern


As COO at EarthRenew, Kerri McGovern is in charge of driving marketing, business partnerships, client acquisition and day-to-day operations. Kerri is an accomplished executive with deep expertise in the start-up sector. Known as an exceptional leader, team builder and mentor, Kerri draws from her strong track record of leadership roles in emerging technology adventure financing. Kerri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Alberta as well as an MBA from the University of Victoria. She is an Alberta native currently living in Calgary with her husband and their two children.