Our Team


Meet Our Professional Team

Michael Stedman

President & Chief Operations Officer

With over two decades of industry expertise, Michael Stedman is a trusted professional in the energy sector.  He boasts extensive knowledge in the areas of gas supply, risk management, and transportation, having held high-level positions at prominent companies such as Mirant Canada, Union Gas, and Centra Gas.  Prior to founding Active, Michael honed his skills and built a solid reputation as a leader in his field.  When he’s not hard at work, Michael indulges in his passions for golf, skiing and fine cuisine.

Chris Waddick

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Chris Waddick is a seasoned veteran of the energy industry with twenty years of experience and a proven track record of success.  He has held positions of CFO, COO, and CEO at publicly traded companies, leading them through successful IPOs in the U.S. and Canada. He has also served as a director of both public and private company boards.  With a keen eye for finance, Chris has raised $300 million in equity and debt financings. But he’s not all work and no play; Chris is an avid golfer who serves as the President of his golf club, a skier, and has a passion for Notre Dame football.

John Gaby

Vice President

John Gaby is a highly motivated, driven, professional leader with over 15 years of experience at Active Business Services. With a passion for entrepreneurial creativity, John has developed key growth strategies that have resulted in Active becoming an industry leader in the Canadian energy sector. John enjoys staying active through sports and volunteering his time as an Assistant Coach with his son’s baseball teams.

Adam Kwok

Vice President

Adam Kwok is a seasoned professional with extensive experience and expertise in the Energy sector. He is a strategic thinker, a dynamic leader, and possesses a keen analytical mind. With many years of experience in the energy industry, Adam has a deep understanding of the market dynamics, trends, and challenges. He is well-versed in managing portfolios, identifying and mitigating risks, and executing successful trading strategies. He also has a strong track record of managing complex mergers and acquisitions, negotiating deals, and creating value for stakeholders. He possesses excellent interpersonal skills and is adept at fostering relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, suppliers and regulators. Overall, Adam is a highly respected and accomplished professional in the Energy industry, known for his strategic vision, operational excellence, and ability to drive business growth and profitability. Adam has a passion for traveling all over the world to experience local cultures and cuisines. He also enjoys golfing and snowboarding during his spare time.