Executive Team

Darryl Abbott

President

Most recently, as founding partner of a number of renewable private equity funds, Darryl structured and provided capital to multiple investment vehicles by partnering with other solar developers to source power purchase agreements with the Ontario Power Authority. These funds now own and operate hundreds of operating solar projects across the province.

As a founding partner and President of Sculler, Darryl partnered with another firm to purchase and is currently managing investments in Canadian CMBS which include specific securities, B-notes and the only collateralized debt obligation made with Canadian securities.

Before becoming an entrepreneur in his capital management and asset development businesses, Darryl spent more than a decade lending directly to corporate and commercial clients both domestic and international. His experience also extends to private equity and investment banking where he has worked with private, boutique firms.

Darryl has obtained an Honours degree in Finance, a Masters in Accountancy and is also a CFA Charter holder.

Anton Frolich

Chief Operating Officer

Anton Frolich has been active in the renewable energy sector in Ontario since 2009. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, gained in 1999; and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering, gained in 2002.

After holding engineering and management posts at an electromagnetics consulting and manufacturing start-up in South Africa, Anton graduated with an MBA in 2007, and switched to commercial and investment banking. He worked as an associate in corporate finance (investment banking) at the Standard Bank of South Africa handling deal activity in the financial services and mining sectors.

Following his move to Canada, Anton combined his engineering and finance backgrounds to move into the solar power industry, first as a consultant, and then as a director at a large rooftop solar firm. He has diverse experience in the project development process, and in the operation and maintenance of generation assets.

Karl Czarnecki

Chief Financial Officer

Karl is the Chief Financial Officer of Sculler Energy Corp. Karl has over 16 years of finance and business development experience including several years of international investment banking experience gained with BMO Capital Markets and IPOPEMA Securities (IPO and M&A transaction focus).

At Sculler Energy, Karl is responsible for financial and corporate matters of the company, including: financial and management reporting, taxation, financial planning and analysis, transaction support as well as dealings with financial institutions and investors.

Prior to joining Sculler Energy Karl held senior finance positions with Redknee Solutions and IPOPEMA Securities in Canada and Europe.

Karl graduated with distinction from the B. Comm. programme at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and obtained the Chartered Accountant designation (CPA, CA) with the financial institution practice of KPMG LLP.

Nathan Chan

Corporate Legal Counsel

Nathan Chan was most recently a partner with the law firm of Owens, Wright LLP before beginning his own professional practice. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) in 1993 and an LL.B in 1996, and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1998. Prior to joining Owens, Wright LLP, Nathan practiced with one of the largest law firms in Canada.

Nathan is involved in all aspects of the business of his many high technology clients (renewable energy, managed services, software development, VARS, etc.), including the setup of corporate, fund and other structures, joint ventures, equity and debt financings and negotiation of commercial contracts. His international clients include European and Asian companies with worldwide offices and he co-ordinates and supervises both domestic and international legal transactions for such clients and their Canadian operations.

In the renewable energy sector, Nathan has been involved in the creation of multiple investor funds for solar electricity generation projects, the purchase and subsequent financing of one of the largest aggregations of microFIT solar projects in Canada, and acquisitions and divestitures of commercial rooftop portfolios.

Nathan is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association.

Christian Xu

Risk Manager

Christian Xu is the Risk Manager for Sculler Energy. He has over 6 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Asset Based Lending specifically, in risk management roles. Mr. Xu is responsible for underwriting and risk assessments for financing transactions and provides contracting support for Sculler’s dealings with governmental and regulatory bodies.

Prior to this role, Mr. Xu worked at GE Capital for 5 years in various countries as a Risk Associate. During this time, he was responsible for the risk underwriting of financial assets with a total portfolio size of 350 million dollars. He also worked in a boutique investment bank in China which helped Chinese companies raise funds to acquire oversea assets.

Mr. Xu holds an Honor Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from McMaster University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto. He is a CFA Level III candidate.