Our team brings a broad understanding and years of experience in the power sector. We are uniquely suited to serve the needs of our clients.
Ian Sanchez has 30 years of experience in the energy sector and a broad background in power project finance, acquisitions and development. While at BowMont, Ian has advised clients on multiple acquisition, divestiture and project financing transactions, advised on several strategic advisory mandates and led multiple successful project developments. Prior to co-founding BowMont in 2010, Ian was Vice President of Corporate Development at Maxim Power Corp. for 9 years. Prior to that, Ian held various roles with TransAlta Corporation and was responsible for developing and acquiring independent power projects throughout North America and abroad.
Ian has a Master of Business Administration degree from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary.
Ian is a member of the board of directors of the Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta (IPPSA).
Mackenzie Kehler has over 10 years of experience in the power sector in both commercial and engineering roles. During this time, Mackenzie has worked in areas such as Project Development, Commercial Management, Carbon Trading and asset optimization. Prior to his time in the power sector, Mackenzie spent 10 years in the construction industry managing the early stages of commercial and residential development projects. Prior to joining BowMont in 2022, Mackenzie last worked at Alberta’s Balancing Pool as Director, Commercial and Environmental Compliance.
Mackenzie has a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Calgary. Mackenzie is also a CFA charterholder.
Steve Gwozd has over 10 years of experience in the energy industry in various corporate finance capacities. Before joining BowMont in April 2018, Steve worked at AltaGas Ltd. in areas such as Commodity Risk, Business Development, Investor Relations, and Treasury.
Steve has a Master of Business Administration degree from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in Finance from the University of Calgary.