The Moltex team brings together the best and brightest from around the world.
Moltex’s management team is made up of the following individuals:
Michael England is Moltex’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the company, including growing the team and overseeing the development of the SSR-W and WATSS technologies. Prior to joining Moltex, Michael worked at Ontario Power Generation (OPG) as Director of Nuclear Decommissioning Strategy. Before this, he was part of OPG’s Darlington Unit 2 refurbishment team, and involved in the development of OPG’s vision, growth strategy, and Ontario Long-Term Energy Plan strategy. Previously, Michael was Ontario’s Director of Energy Supply and Economics where he worked with government, industry and the public to develop and implement energy policy. Michael has an MBA from Western’s Ivey Business School and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Toronto.
Paddy Aling joined Moltex in February 2020, having spent the previous 18 months in Uganda in Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer roles across multiple companies on a consultancy basis. Prior to this, Paddy spent eight years at Deloitte in London, becoming a chartered accountant while in the audit practice and spending his last two years in Advisory Corporate Finance, where he worked extensively with the Moltex team. Paddy has a degree in Business Management and Spanish from the University of Manchester. He is originally from Kent, UK and his passions include languages, animal conservation and most sports.
Erin Polka is the Vice President, Communications at Moltex. She brings two decades of marketing, communications and media management experience, as well as a passion for effective storytelling. Prior to joining the company, Erin was Director of Communications at the Canadian Nuclear Association, where she led a comprehensive communications strategy, increasing the association’s visibility and impact. Before this, she worked at a web analytics company as Marketing Director. Erin has a BA in Communication Studies from Concordia University and a Certificate in Digital Analytics from the University of British Columbia. She sits on the Atlantica Centre for Energy board, and previously sat on the boards of the Maritimes Energy Association and Women in Nuclear Canada. Erin lives in Cumberland, Ontario with her husband and two daughters.
Tristan Jackson is Vice President, Corporate Development at Moltex. He is a life-long advocate for sustainability and reducing carbon emissions, as well as a serial entrepreneur, having co-founded and grown two successful startups focused on smart grid technologies and the broader energy transition. Between the acquisition of his first startup and launching the second, Tristan served as Global Director of Smart & Distributed Energy at Worley, leading a diverse international team in building microgrids and other advanced, onsite energy systems. Tristan has an MBA with Sustainability Certificate from MIT where he was a Legatum Fellow, and a BA double-major in Psychology and Sociology from Cornell University. He lives with his wife in Ontario, outside Toronto, in a net-zero home they designed and built together.