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Ian Finlay Joins OYA Solar As Corporate Development Principal


Toronto, ON: 15 February 2022: OYA Solar, an emerging independent power producer, is pleased to announce that Ian Finlay has joined the firm to lead Corporate Development. Ian’s extensive experience in the energy sector will help focus OYA’s corporate development agenda as it continues to scale its development and construction platform and accelerates its capacity expansion and distributable cash flow growth targets.

“Ian’s significant experience in the energy industry and specifically in the renewables sector will be immediately accretive to the OYA renewables platform as we look to scale our development pipeline and achieve our near-term target to place 500 MW in operation by 2024,” says Manish Nayar, Founder and CEO of OYA Solar.

“This a pivotal moment for the world to accelerate investments that address sustainability and climate change. OYA has an impressive track record and reputation, and I am excited to build on the momentum that will drive OYA’s growth strategy forward,” says Ian.

Ian has held senior roles across the renewable and transactional industries. Prior to joining OYA, Ian served as a Senior Manager in Strategy and Acquisitions at Ontario Power Generation where he led OPG’s acquisition and growth strategy, including the acquisition of hydroelectric facilities across many U.S. markets, and natural gas power plant projects across the province. Ian holds an MBA from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and an LLM in Energy and Infrastructure Law from Osgoode Hall Law School. He also holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designations. When Ian’s not busy accelerating business transformation, he enjoys rowing and coaching young athletes.

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