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Our team has over 60 years of experience working in finance and renewable energy.  

RE Royalties has been working hard to make a difference for your future, and the future of your families, through financing renewable energy projects.


We are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of service and we take pride in helping our investors be part of change for the better.


Our team has a vested interest in the overall well-being of the communities we help through financing renewable energy projects as a company with strong family values.


It’s through the dedication of our staff, Board of Directors, shareholders and clients that we have been able to set our sights high, make an impact on our environment and help to build a sustainable future.


RE Royalties built our business by developing strong relationships and being a first mover in our industry. If you are interested in being part of our journey, please reach out to a member of our team.

the team

Management Team

Based In Vancouver, BC, Canada, RE Royalties is comprised of experienced  professionals from the renewable energy, resource, and financial services sectors.


Bernard Tan

Chief Executive Officer

  • Co-founder of RE Royalties

  • Former Chief Financial Officer of Hunter Dickinson Inc. (HDI)

  • Managed diverse teams in the strategic development and execution of new opportunities for HDI

  • Former CFO of TSX publicly listed entity

  • 10+ years experience in corporate finance in mining and technology

  • Recipient of Young Mining Leader award from the CanadianInstitute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum

  • Chartered Accountant, MBA (Finance) from McGill, and BComm from UBC


Peter Leighton

Chief Operating Officer

  • Co-founder of RE Royalties

  • Experienced renewable energy executive with over 20 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions and project development in the energy sector

  • Winner of Canada's 2020 Clean50 Award for Advancing Sustainability and Clean Capitalism

  • Former President and Chief Operating Officer of Finavera, where he delivered $750 million worth of wind energy projects from the embryonic stages of development through to the ready to build stage

  • Former Chief Operating Officer of Accenture’s Business Services for Utilities

  • Director of Clean Energy B.C. from 2010 to 2016, and Health Shared Services B.C. from 2009 to 2018.

  • BSc from Queens University, MBA from UBC


Luqman Khan

Chief Financial Officer

  • Financial reporting executive with over 20 years of professional experience in accountancy and business management.

  • Served as CFO of a publicly listed TSX-V mineral resource company.

  • Chartered professional accountant (CPA, CGA).

  • Previously with Ernst and Young in their assurance practice.


Bryce Anderson

VP, Investments

  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Victoria

  • CFA and CAIA charterholder

  • 8+ years experience in construction, maintenance, and finance across multiple industries in both Canada and Germany

  • Currently holds the Responsible Investment Professional Certification (RIPC) from the RIA

  • Certificate in ESG Investing from CFA UK

  • Currently a Director for CFA Society Vancouver and has been an active volunteer since 2017


Talia Beckett

VP, Communications & Sustainability

  • Masters Degree in International Relations from the University of London, UK

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC

  • 10+ years of experience in public relations, marketing and communications working on campaigns globally

  • 10+ years experience working in international business and finance across multiple industries in both Canada and London, UK

  • Recipient of the BC Export Award for International Business from the BC Manufacturers & Exporters Association


Alistair Howard

VP, Corporate Development

  • Registered Professional Engineer with 12+ years experience in renewable energy

  • Former Director of Project Development for Boralex (Western Canada) and Associate, Project Finance with Alterra Power

  • Masters of Engineering from McGill and Bachelors of Engineering from the University of Victoria

  • Former Vice-Chair of Clean Energy BC

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Shane Grovue

VP, Growth & Impact/ESG

  • Renewable energy and sustainability leader with 15+ years experience

  • Founder of sustainable finance consultancy advising on ESG strategy and impact investments

  • Former executive at clean energy startup working in Canada, US, EU on technology development, projects and fundraising

  • Former program manager for multiple new business lines in clean energy, transportation (EV/hydrogen), efficiency and storage

  • BASc from UBC, Registered Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional

  • Global Executive MBAs from INSEAD (Singapore) and Tsinghua University (China) with Distinction (Top 10%), Achievement Scholarship. Graduate thesis on climate performance of ESG funds

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Manuela Balaj-Coroiu

Corporate Secretary

  • Chartered governance professional and corporate secretary with over 15 years experience in the legal field

  • Legal Counsel to various private companies in Romania and as Manager Legal Affairs and Paralegal for public companies and over 500 private companies in Canada

  • CGP & CCS Designations 

  • Law Degree from the University of West Timisoara in Romania, and obtained her Masters in European Law at the University of Oradea

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