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Our Team


Peter K. Deacon
President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Deacon is responsible for all aspects of the business, including corporate strategy, acquisitions & financings. He has extensive experience in financial services and developed a wide network of international funding sources including private equity firms, family offices, hedge funds & HNW individuals.


He is the President and CEO of Deacon Global Capital Corp., a hybrid between a merchant bank-private equity group. 


Andrew Cormier

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Cormier is the Chief Financial Officer for the company and all related subsidiaries and joins River Birch following more than a decade serving in senior accounting roles with leading insurance companies in Canada and Bermuda. Mr. Cormier has an extensive international accounting and finance background including taxation and treatment of cross border transactions. His comprehensive knowledge in financial reporting standards and compliance along with his experience in IFRS, US and Canadian GAAP as well as statutory requirements across multiple jurisdictions positions River Birch well for achieving its objectives for entry into new markets and global expansion. Mr. Cormier is a Canadian CPA, CGA experienced in operational finance, analysis and reporting. He completed his public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Cormier holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of British Columbia.


Alex Livingstone

Vice President - Global Sales and Business Development


Mr. Livingstone leads the role of Business Development with a focus on sales and customer service excellence.  Alex brings over 20 years of experience in the municipal sector as a certified Class IV Water Distribution and Supply Operator in Ontario as well as a strong understanding of Wastewater and related fields.  In addition to his strong knowledge of business development and customer service, Alex is an avid athlete competing in triathlons and various other sporting events.

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