About NAES


We are an independent services company dedicated to optimizing the performance of energy facilities across the power generation, oil & gas and petrochemical industries. We apply our deep experience in operations, maintenance, construction, engineering and technical support to build, repair and operate plants that run safely, reliably and cost-effectively.

The direction and organization provided by NAES are a key reason we can count on our generation assets being available when we need them. It’s great knowing that our operation is running smoothly and is managed well. NAES staff and support are key in our ability to provide reliable and affordable energy to our customers.

— Midwest Energy Inc.

Our Leadership

Robert E. Fishman

President & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Fishman has more than 30 years of experience in senior corporate leadership, project development, engineering, construction management, plant operations and maintenance, and strategy development and execution.

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Andrew Gay

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Mr. Gay has over 25 years of financial and commercial experience in senior leadership and consulting roles in Australia, the United Kingdom and North America. He joined NAES in 2014.

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Glen J. Canavera

Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Canavera has 37 years of professional and technical experience in the utility and private power industries, including a substantial background in estimating, cost engineering, project controls and claims in support of large fossil-fuel construction and modification projects. He joined NAES in 1981.

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Norman Escover

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Escover has 28 years of experience in legal representation and operational management of engineering and construction companies. He joined NAES in 2014.

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George Wackerhagen

Senior Vice President, Plant Operations

Mr. Wackerhagen has over 30 years of experience in operating and maintaining energy facilities, including managing a global portfolio of power generation assets spanning a broad spectrum of generating technologies and fuels. He joined NAES in 2009.

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Thomas J. Bartolomei

Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Bartolomei has 20 plus years of experience in the global energy sector in areas of P&L management, business development, strategic planning and operations. He joined NAES in 2014.

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Kevin Taylor

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction

Mr. Taylor has 27 years of experience in executive management, business development, major project management, and restructuring and change management in the power engineering and construction industry. He joined NAES in 2013.

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Mark R. Iraola

Vice President, Human Resources

Mr. Iraola has 37 years of Human Resource Management experience in the power-generation industry, including employment, compensation and benefits, labor and employee relations, collective bargaining, acquisitions, organization development, and management consulting. He joined NAES in 1992.

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Takahiro Takeuchi

Vice President, Strategy Planning and Business Development

Mr. Takeuchi has more than 20 years of professional experience in the power generation and infrastructure industry. He joined NAES in 2013.

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Tom French

Vice President, Quality Assurance

Mr. French has more than 33 years of experience in quality assurance and quality control management, project management, and craft supervision in the power generation, petrochemical and refining industries. He joined NAES in 2013.

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