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Mike Hopkins

EVP, Corporate Development and Legal

Mike Hopkins serves as General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, for Ice Energy.

Prior to joining the company in 2009, Mike practiced law for 18 years as a partner with Bennett Jones LLP, a pre-eminent Canadian law firm recognized internationally as a leader in the fields of energy and climate change. He specialized in the development and financing of power projects, served on the firm's Executive Committee and led its Utilities Group, International Group and Independent Power Group.

Mike left Bennett Jones in 2003 to lead the workout of a private data center developer that resulted in its sale. Following the sale of that company, Mike co-founded a geospatial information services company and assisted several other startups.

Mike is a member of the Board of Chancellors of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, a member of the Board Of Directors and past Chairman of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada, Past Chairman of Sansum Medical Research Institute and a member of the Board of Directors of Integrated Marine Education and Research Expeditions.

He holds a B.A. and a law degree from the University of Ottawa, an M.A. (Law and Economics) from the University of Miami and an MBA from the University of Alberta.

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