CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER
Mr. MacDonald is a driven and versatile entrepreneur with an intense focus on project management that produces high quality outcomes. Mr. MacDonald is a passionate researcher of innovative technologies and a dedicated life – long learner.
Mr. MacDonald has successfully completed the Harvard Business School Program on “Disruptive Innovation Strategy” and MIT University’s Program on “Blockchain Technology & Business Innovation” and the London School of Economics “Negotiation Programme”. He is currently studying at Stanford University in the “Energy Innovation & Emerging Technologies Program” and awaits acceptance into the PhD program in Environmental Engineering with the University of North Dakota Institute for Energy Studies. For the last 3 years or so Mr. MacDonald has been under accelerated and intensive tutorship from WPP Energy CEO Mr. Rafael Ben and CFO Robert Kohn who collectively have 70 years of global experience in the Renewable Energy and Waste to Energy business.
He is a 4 time National Award Winner for outstanding business development as a HNW Private Banker with TD Bank (a Top 25 World Bank) and National Employee of the Year with HFC/HSBC.
Mr. MacDonald is passionate about renewable energy and making an impact in developing nations, having witnessed first-hand unacceptable living conditions in Africa while conducting precious metals business as an invited delegate of the Ghana Minerals Commission.
Mr. MacDonald is also an internationally known Numismatist with a 40 year, 2 generation history in physical currency and in more recent years has become a digital currency expert.
Mr. MacDonald is also the founder of Gem of a Diamond, a B2C and B2B as a private wholesale supplier of elite gemstones to some of the world’s most prestigious jewelry brands. He has 10 years’ experience in the metals, gems and mining industry.
Mr. MacDonald enjoys Competitive Tournament Chess (4 World Opens, the World Chess Festival and the Pan American Games).