Benjamin Church, CEO
As Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin Church leads the dynamic and innovative APR team in providing energy generation solutions that help ensure reliable power for consumers around the world. Benjamin has served in many leadership roles throughout his career, both in the energy sector as well as global engineering and consulting for the power industry, all with a focus on innovation, operational excellence, and growth strategy. He has held leadership positions at AES Infrastructure Advisors, ACWA Power, Burns & McDonnel and NextEra Energy.
Joseph DiCamillo, General Counsel
As General Counsel for APR Energy, Joseph DiCamillo leads all legal and government affairs functions and has served in GC roles for over 15 years. Joe has deep global experience in M&A, strategic alliances, commercial law, corporate governance, IP licensing, risk management, and regulated industries. Prior to joining APR Energy, he was Vice President and General Counsel at Studsvik AB, a Swedish publicly traded company in the nuclear energy industry. Joe is a graduate of Northwestern University and Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
Martin Silveira, Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Martin oversees Operations and Maintenance, IT, Engineering, Project Management, HSE, Security and Supply Chain Management for APR. He is responsible for all APR power plants globally, including mobilizations and plant operations, demobilizations and asset maintenance management. Martin began his career with APR as a Plant Manager in Uruguay before moving to expanded corporate roles in Plant Operations and eventually his current executive role as SVP of Operations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering as well as an MBA and Project Management Professional Certification.
Jonathan Wilds, Senior VP, Development
John Wilds is the Senior VP of Development for APR Energy, overseeing all commercial business development. John has over a decade of experience in global infrastructure project development. In addition, John spent time in the consumer sector building and growing the distribution and delivery of a market leading beverage company. He holds a JD/MBA degree from the Washington University in St. Louis and a B.B.A in International Finance from The George Washington University.
James Zheng, VP, Finance & Tax
As VP of Finance & Tax, James Zheng oversees all finance operations for APR Energy. He is responsible for all APR accounting, tax, financial planning and analysis, and other financial operations. Prior to joining APR, he held several finance leadership roles at General Electric and American International Group. James began his career working in public accounting as an auditor at Arthur Andersen LLP, New York. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, as well as an MBA in Finance & Accounting.