Board & Senior Management

Peter Doyle

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

B.Sc., MBA

Mr. Doyle has over 25 years of international energy business experience, focused on mine development and operations. 

Mr. Doyle is based in Calgary and has worked in the mining and energy industries in Australia, USA, UK, China and Russia. He joined Evolve (previously Montem Resources) in 2017 and became Managing Director of the Company in January 2018.

Previous positions include VP Marketing and Business Development at Atrum Coal Ltd, Chief Operating Officer at Cockatoo Coal Ltd and VP Coal at Wood Mackenzie.

Mr. Doyle holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration.

Mark Lochtenberg

Independent Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Bachelor of Laws

Mr. Lochtenberg previously served as co-head of Glencore International AG’s worldwide coal division, where he spent 13 years overseeing a range of trading activities including the identification, due diligence, negotiation, acquisition, and aggregation of the coal project portfolio that would become Xstrata coal. 

He was the former Executive Chairman and founding Managing Director of Baralaba Coal Company (formerly Cockatoo Coal Limited) and is the current Chairman of Equus Mining Limited and Independent Director of Nickel Mines Ltd.

Rob Tindall

Non-Executive Director

B.A., M.Tax

Mr. Tindall is the Founder of Montem and a Non-Executive Director. He is the Founder, Managing Director and CEO of Silica Resources Australia (SRA). SRA are developing the critical mineral high grade silica flour project at Mourilyan in North Queensland. 


Rob is a Non-Executive Director of Hydrogenus Energy who have developed a hydrogen fueled generator and 100% carbon free electrical system for remote, mining and industrial energy applications.

Susie Henderson

Independent Non-Executive Director


Ms. Henderson has over 20 years of global experience across North America, Latin America, South East Asia, England, and Australia. Her areas of focus include government, mining/resources, infrastructure/ logistics, and energy. 


Some of her key roles include GM – Strategic Infrastructure and Government Relations at Macarthur Coal Ltd and Key Coal Accounts Executive with Aurizon. She serves as President and Finance Committee Board member for GHD, a global consulting firm.

Will Souter

Independent Non-Executive Director

B.Com., LLB (Adel), IPAA, Admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW, GAICD

Mr. Souter is an experienced senior finance executive, a lawyer, and an investment banker, with extensive global transaction and fundraising experience across a variety of industries. Mr. Souter is the Chief Financial Officer of Atomo Diagnostics Limited (ASX:AT1). 


Some of his key roles include – CFO of Verton Technologies, Executive Director at RFC Ambrian, and Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and Sydney.

Will Bridge

Chief Development Officer

B.Eng., ICD.D

Mr. Bridge is a 30-year power industry executive and corporate director with a track record of strategic leadership and growth in domestic and international power markets.

Mr. Bridge is the past Chair of the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) and held board positions with the Canadian Electricity Association, the Alberta Chamber of Resources, and the Association of Power Producers of Ontario.


Mr. Bridge has lived in Calgary since 1996 where he held leadership positions with TransAlta Corporation and ATCO Power, including Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President, Generation Technology & Procurement; and Executive Vice President, Business Development.

Mr. Bridge is a holder of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors Director designation and currently serves as Board Chair for Calgary Housing Company and Board Director for the Fusion Energy Council of Canada. He is also a mentor in the Start-Up incubator Creative Destruction Lab located at the University of Calgary.

Melanie Leydin

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

B.Bus., CA, FGIA

Melanie Leydin holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Corporate Law. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and is a Registered Company Auditor.

She graduated from Swinburne University in 1997, became a Chartered Accountant in 1999 and from February 2000 to October 2021 was the principal of Leydin Freyer. In November 2021 Vistra acquired Leydin Freyer and, Melanie is now Vistra Australia’s Managing Director. Vistra is a prominent provider of specialised consulting and administrative services to clients in the Fund, Corporate, Capital Markets, and Private Wealth sectors.

Melanie has over 25 years experience in the accounting profession and over 15 years experience holding Board positions including Company Secretary of ASX listed entities.  She has extensive experience in relation to public company responsibilities, including ASX and ASIC compliance, control and implementation of corporate governance, statutory financial reporting, reorganisation of Companies, initial public offerings, secondary raisings and shareholder relations.

Andrew Keeping

Storage PlatformLead Developer


Dr. Keeping has 19 years of combined experience in academic research with the Boston Consulting Group, ATCO Power, and as the Managing Director of an electricity industry advisory firm, Boost.

He brings substantial analytical, commercial, and capital asset development experience to the Project. His electricity industry experience is drawn from work on hundreds of asset development projects across the Americas and the UK, in technologies including all forms of gas-fired generation, intermittent renewables, energy storage, hydrogen, and integrated multi-asset facilities.

Dr. Keeping holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Toronto.

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