Executive Team



CORE BioFuel has recently been re-structured. New ownership and management brings to CORE a seasoned team with expertise in renewable fuels, renewable energy, petrochemicals, financing and management.

Additional positions in the Team will be filled as required. The current executives include:




Jacques Huot

Managing Director

Jacques Huot is a project and infrastructure finance professional with over 35 years of domestic and international finance experience. He was Vice President Public-Private Partnerships at Ontario SuperBuild, an agency of the government of Ontario. He co-chaired the committee for development and implementation of policies regarding the restructuring of Ontario's electricity sector and the sale of the Bruce Nuclear Station. He also served as special advisor to the Auditor General of British Columbia on the $500 million Abbotsford Hospital Project and the $600 million Sea-to-Sky Highway Project.

Mr. Huot is Huron-Wendat and has devoted his expertise to the economic development of First Nations. As an Aboriginal, Jacques is focusing his efforts on bringing his project and infrastructure finance experience to the many problems and opportunities facing the Aboriginal communities of Canada. He served pm the National Chiefs Committee on Housing, he chaired the New Building Committee for Anishnawbe Health Toronto where he wasPresident of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Huot is currently a Vice-President with Corpfinance International Limited, located in Toronto, Ontario, tasked with enhancing the company's efforts in the Canadian infrastructure market. Mr. Huot was educated in Quebec, and is fluently bilingual.




Brian Broda, P.Eng.

VP - New Ventures and Director

Mr. Broda is a co-founder of CORE BioFuel and has extensive experience with biofuel and renewable energy ventures. He is also a senion management consultant and strategic advisor.

Brian is a business professional with extensive executive-level management and business development experience. Brian's consulting experience (including a North American leadership role at a global consulting firm) spans the IT strategy, program/project management, enterprise architecture, ERP implementation/upgrade, BPR, and production support. Brian has extensive experience with onshore and offshore outsourcing management.



Jeffrey Arsenych

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Arsenych is a Strategic Advisor for CORE BioFuels. He has over 30 years of experience in negotiations and business development in the energy industry, both in Canada and offshore. He brings to CORE his experience in corporate governance, organization and market positioning. His industry contacts will help ensure CORE technology plays a significant role in the emerging renewable fuels industry throughout the globe.

He has worked for Triton Energy, Texaco Canada, Canterra Energy (now Husky Energy), and Saskoil (now Nexen). Mr. Arsenych is President and CEO of Arsenych & Co. Ltd., a company he founded to help developing companies in the energy and renewable fuels industries. He is also President and CEO of Petro Verde Energy Inc., a private oil and gas development company based in Alberta, Canada. Petro Verde is utilizing sustainable practices and technologies to extract hydrocarbon resources from existing fields at a greatly reduced environmental impact. Mr. Arsenych is a serial entrepreneur -- Petro Verde is his fifth successful oil and gas start-up.

Mr. Arsenych is a co-founder and director of Kyoto Fuels Corporation, a private biofuels company based in Alberta, Canada. Kyoto Fuels was the first biodiesel plant in Canada to utilize mixed oil feedstock, and is currently undergoing restructuring.

Mr. Arsenych is Chairman Emeritus of Light Up the World Foundation (“LUTW”), a non-profit organization based in Calgary that promotes renewable energy projects in developing communities around the globe. He also taught petroleum economics and strategy at the University of Calgary and in private seminars. He also has given numerous speeches and presentations in the areas of petroleum and renewable energy.

Mr. Arsenych has extensive experience in corporate governanace. Read more about his expertise on the Board of Directors page of this site.







Jacques Huot
Chief Financial Officer

Brian Broda, P.Eng.
VP - New Ventures and Director

Jeffrey Arsenych
Strategic Advisor