Since its founding in 2011, Opus One Solutions has helped utility partners gain visibility into electricity distribution systems, and better manage DERs.
Our solution is successfully deployed by utility partners across Canada and the U.S.A.
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Joshua Wong

President and CEO

Joshua is the President and CEO of Opus One Solutions. Prior to Opus One, Joshua was the Director of Engineering at eCAMION Inc., a leading grid-scale energy storage provider. Moreover, Joshua was head of smart grid at Toronto Hydro Electric System Limited, where he led the policy, strategy, regulatory, business, and engineering development of Toronto’s smart grid infrastructure, including Toronto’s 25-year smart grid roadmap.

Joshua is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Masters of Electric Power Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and completed executive programs from MIT Sloan, IMD Business School and Harvard Business School.

Hari Suthan

Chief Strategic Growth and Policy Officer

Hari is the Chief Strategic Growth & Policy Officer for Opus One, with over 20 years of experience in operations, marketing , gov’t and management consulting. Prior to joining Opus One, Hari was the CEO of eCamion Inc, a community energy storage company and Vice Chair of Energy Storage Ontario.

Prior to that, Hari was a Vice President with GE Canada’s National Executive team where he drove growth in Canada by seeking out market opportunities across GE platforms and larger infrastructure projects.

Additionally, he served in senior roles within both Provincial and Federal governments in Canada – including member of the Government Transition Team for the current Premier of Ontario. Hari’s is also a veteran of the Canadian Navy. He is on the board of Centre for Urban Energy at Ryerson University and been on the Boards of Distributed Energy Association of Canada, McGill University, and Rouge Valley Health System.

Edward Byon

VP Finance

Edward brings to the company over 15 years of directing financial reporting and operations in both large public and private companies.

Prior to joining Opus One, Edward served as CFO for Sysomos, and also operated his own consulting practice with clients including Siemens and Tyco Integrated Securities. He consulted as interim CFO for several tech startups leading the finance function and providing board support, financial reporting and MDA. Prior to that, Edward held senior positions at Ruggedcom Inc. (Acquired by Siemens), Sun Microsystems Canada (Acquired by Oracle), Entertainment One, and Pricewaterhousecoopers.

Edward has a Bachelor of Mathematics and Accountancy Studies from the University of Waterloo and is a Certified Professional Accountant.

David MacRae

Director, Engineering and Delivery

David has over 20 years of utility experience specializing in nuclear and fossil fuel power, substations, system and transmission operations, electric operations, training and human resources.

Prior to joining Opus One, David worked at Con Edison and was a certified nuclear power plant operator on a US Navy submarine. Mr. MacRae holds B.S. degrees in Organizational Leadership, Nuclear Engineering with a minor in Electronics Engineering, as well as an M.S. in Organizational Leadership.

In his current role he leads Opus One Solutions' Engineering and Delivery team, primarily focused on the Distributed System Platform REV Demo Project in New York.

Gerhard Walker

Director, Grid Evolution

Gerhard holds a Dr.-Ing. from the University of Stuttgart for his work in distribution planning and electric charging infrastructure integration with the distribution system operator Netze BW. Gerhard’s expertise is high DER penetration distribution grids. He started his career at the German Distribution System Operator Netze BW where his roles included project management, grid lab leadership, policy work, grid evolution strategy and leading a smart grid competence center. Previous to Opus One he was the Director of Grid Solutions at Current, powered by GE.

Mark Hormann

VP, Key Accounts & Business Development, West

Mark is an enthusiastic energy entrepreneur.

Prior to Opus One, Mark was VP of Sales & Strategy at Varentec where he was responsible for key accounts & go-to-market. He began his career as a distribution engineer with Manitoba Hydro and then took on various roles from utility sales to buy-side M&A within Siemens Energy.
Mark was the team lead for the acquisition integration of eMeter to Siemens prior to taking on global product responsibility for cloud based solutions within eMeter.
Mark holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and completed his MBA at Rollins College in Florida.

Hisham Omara

Director of Engineering & Consulting

Hisham is the Director of Engineering and Consulting at Opus One Solutions with 10 years experience in the utilities sector in Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, and the Middle East. He engaged in a wide variety of business and strategic planning projects for firms competing in the electric power business. These projects are in response to changing or evolving conditions in the industry, the emergence of new entrants and technologies, or structural and regulatory changes.

Furthermore, he has 7 years of experience in the design, development and deployment of smart grid, and energy efficiency solutions.

Most recently, he was an Associate Director at Navigant, he established Navigant’s Energy presence in Qatar.

Hisham holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manchester.

Strategic Partners

Opus One Solutions builds partnerships with leading organizations.
Here is a selection of our strong partnerships