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.

Kerri McGovern

COO

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.

Shawn McMillan

CFO

Shawn brings a wealth of hands-on experience growing and turning around companies to maximize their value to shareholders. He previously served as CFO of private entities that had revenues ranging from $3M to $400M+. Prior to those he held senior financial positions with publicly traded entities. Mr. McMillian is a CPA, CA with over 18 years' experience and holds a BComm from University of Alberta.

Kevin Erickson

EVP, Facilities & Operations

Kevin has 34 years of experience with 25 years in senior management roles in fertilizer research, product development and logistics in the agriculture industry. Kevin’s role in fertilizer research and development include fertilizer interactions with multiple crops, product development and certification of products for the organic and regenerative agriculture industries. Kevin holds a PMP designation along with a Diploma in Agronomy.

Gerard Philpott

EVP, Corp. Development

Gerard has over 25 years of experience in the energy and agriculture sectors, with senior leadership roles in sustainable nutrient and renewable technology development, energy portfolio development, operations, and asset management. Gerard is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.

Neil Wiens

CTO, Director

Neil has been a serial entrepreneur over the past 20 years. Neil has focused on nutrient recovery from waste products throughout Western Canada and transforming them into useable agricultural nutrients. Neil spent many years serving on the Recycling Council of Alberta and the Compost Council of Canada. .Neil has created a variety of “nutrimental” fertilizer products ranging from the Biosul to the current line of Replenish macro-and micro-nutrients. Neil holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.