Board of Directors

  • John A. Brussa

    John A. Brussa


  • Mr. Brussa is a lawyer and public company director and has been a director of Just Energy since 2001 and currently serves on one Board committee. He is the Chairman of the law firm Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP where he specializes in taxation and energy law with a special expertise relating to businesses in the energy sector. Mr. Brussa serves as a director on other public boards and committees, particularly in the oil and natural gas sectors. He serves as a member of the risk committee on other public company boards and accordingly brings considerable experience as a member of Just Energy’s risk and governance committees. It is the view of other members of the Just Energy board that his experience and knowledge in these energy sectors and his regular participation at board and committee meetings adds significant value to the board of Just Energy.
  • R. Scott Gahn

    R. Scott Gahn

    President, Gulf Coast Security Services

  • Mr. Gahn, formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Just Energy until June 2011 was appointed to the board on December 17, 2013. Mr. Gahn is currently the President of Gulf Coast Security Services, Inc., a Houston-based security firm. Mr. Gahn has a long history in the deregulated energy industry having served on the Texas ERCOT board from 2005 to 2008 and having been involved in the sale of deregulated and regulated electricity and natural gas for 28 years. He was one of the founding shareholders and Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy Texas L. P. which was purchased by the Company in 2007, and in that capacity was responsible for North American Wholesale energy supply operations and business developments.
  • Rebecca Macdonald

    Rebecca Macdonald

    Executive Chair

  • Ms. MacDonald was the principal founder of Just Energy and has been a director since 2001. She
    has been engaged in the deregulation of natural gas for over 30 years. Before forming Just
    Energy in 1997 she was the president of EMI, another successful energy marketing company.
    She became an officer of Just Energy in January 2000 and previously served as Chief Executive
    Officer. For the past nine years she has been Just Energy’s Executive Chair. She is a past director
    of the Canadian Arthritis Foundation and is actively involved in a number of other charities. She
    founded the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis Research at Toronto’s Mount Sinai
    Hospital. Ms. MacDonald was named Canada’s top woman CEO for 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and
    2007 by Profit Magazine. Ms. MacDonald was also named Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year by
    Ernst & Young in 2003. On April 3, 2009 she received the International Horatio Alger Award –
    Canada. In 2012, she was elected to the board of Canadian Pacific Railways Limited.
  • H. Clark Hollands

    H. Clark Hollands

    Corporate Director

  • Mr. Hollands is a chartered accountant. He obtained his B. Comm from the University of British Columbia in 1975, his CA designation in 1977 and his FCA designation in 2008. He spent 25 years of his professional career as an international tax partner with KPMG in Vancouver advising many significant Canadian based multi-national groups and large public companies on their international tax arrangements. Mr. Hollands left private practice in 2008 to devote most of his time to a variety of business and investment interests in which he is a partner and to devote more time to his family and several charitable foundations including The Jim Pattison Foundation. He also serves as a director and advisor to several other large Canadian based private foundations. Mr. Hollands’ broad background and experience in finance, accounting, business and taxation will significantly contribute, on behalf of all shareholders, to the deliberations of the Just Energy board of directors and the committees on which he will serve.
  • Patrick McCullough

    Patrick Mccullough

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Pat McCullough joined Just Energy in August 2014 as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this, Mr. McCullough was Chief Executive Officer at Amonix, a California-based designer and manufacturer of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar power systems. He had served as CFO of Amonix since May 2010. Prior to that, he was CFO at IMI Severe Service from May 2007; Division CFO for Johns Manville (a Berkshire Hathaway Company) from April 2005; and held various roles with Ford Motor Company and its spin-off Visteon Corporation, culminating as Deputy General Manager and CFO of a joint venture in Shanghai, China. Mr. McCullough graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and an MBA in International Business.
  • Brett A. Perlman

    Brett A. Perlman

    President, Vector Advisors

  • Brett Perlman is CEO and President of the Center for Houston’s Future, a non-profit that focuses on developing solutions to important social issues for the Houston region and on mobilizing leaders in the Houston community to implement those solutions. He was recently a Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and in the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI), an innovative program composed of 50 experienced global leaders focused on developing new approaches to solving the world’s most pressing social issues. Mr. Perlman previously served as a Commissioner on the Public Utility Commission of Texas, where he led the successful restructuring of Texas’ $37 billion electric utility industry. Previous to his public service, he was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and has practiced law with major firms in Houston and Washington, D.C. He holds advanced degrees in public policy from Harvard University and in law from the University of Texas and was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Northwestern University. He has served as an independent Director to several early stage and private-equity backed companies. He also has been a co-founder and Board member of two technology incubator and accelerators. BRETT A. PERLMAN Voting Results Board and Committee Memberships
  • Dallas H. Ross

    Dallas H. Ross

    General Partner and Founder - Kinetic Capital Partners

  • Mr. Ross is a General Partner and Founder of Kinetic Capital Partners in Vancouver, BC whose equity capital and strategic attention is focused on controlling positions in several private companies in the United States with substantial value creation underway. Mr. Ross is Chair or Senior Director of those private companies. Mr. Ross currently also serves on public company boards: he is Chair of Rogers Sugar; Director of Westshore Terminals; and a Director of Canfor Corporation. Previously he was a Director of Catalyst Paper and was brought in to assist with its financial restructuring as Chair of its Strategic Alternatives Committee; and previously was a Director of Mr. Ross was on the Board, and was the Chair of the Campus Task Force and was on the Executive Committee of Crofton House School during its substantial campus rebuild. Prior to Kinetic Capital Partners, Mr. Ross was Managing Director Investment Banking in Vancouver and Managing Director Mergers and Acquisitions in Toronto with ScotiaMcLeod. Before that Mr. Ross had qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Voting Results Board and Committee
  • William F. Weld

    William F. Weld

    Principal, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

  • Mr. Weld currently practices with the law firm of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., in Boston and New York where he specializes in government strategies, corporate governance and compliance and international business best practices. He also served as Senior Advisor to the Chair of Ivanhoe Capital Corporation, a private holding company headquartered in British Columbia. Mr. Weld has a very distinguished career in government and business. During the 1990’s, Mr. Weld served two terms as Governor of Massachusetts, being elected in 1990 and re-elected in 1994. He served as national co-chair of the Privatization Council and led business and trade missions to many counties in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa. He has served as a director of other public companies and is an active member of the United States Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to his election as Governor, Mr. Weld was a federal prosecutor for seven years, serving as the Assistant U.S. Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division of the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts during the Reagan administration. He was also a commercial litigator in Boston and Washington.