James (Jim) has been a member of the Board of Directors of Polaris Renewable Energy Inc, (formerly, Polaris Infrastructure Inc.)  since 2011 and brings 30+ years of experience in geology and the geothermal industry. He brings extensive experience with the Company’s San Jacinto power project, both as a Director, and previously as Practice Leader at Sinclair Knight Mertz Pty Ltd. (“SKM,” now owned by Jacobs Engineering), where he was responsible for the technical direction and quality on all SKM projects related to geothermal resources, including the oversight of drilling activities at the San Jacinto property. Jim holds a Master of Science from the University of Waikato in geology and volcanology, related to geothermal exploration, resource evaluation and development.