Ron Ezekiel is a partner with Fasken Martineau’s Global Energy Group. He advises utilities, pipeline companies, independent power producers, retailers and other energy and resource industry clients with their business needs, including: project permits and environmental assessment; impact benefit agreements and negotiations with First Nations; project finance; mergers and acquisitions; divestitures; joint ventures; and energy and carbon market related activities. Ron’s industry knowledge, creativity and broad business transaction background make him an ideal choice for counsel on projects and M&A transactions involving energy or resource assets. Ron has acted on both acquisitions and divestitures of generation assets, including early-stage and operating independent power projects. He has also negotiated complex joint venture and co-ownership arrangements for the joint development and operation of energy assets. Ron was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1995.