Terence J. Cryan has over 30 years of international business experience based in both the United States and Europe. He currently serves as Director and Chairman of the board of Ocean Power Technologies Corporation (OPTT).
Mr. Cryan served as President, CEO and Director of Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (GLPW) from 2015 to 2017 and is prior Chairman and a Director of Uranium Resources, Inc., now known as Westwater Resources, Inc. He currently serves as Director and Chairman of the board of Ocean Power Technologies Corporation (OPTT). Until March 2015, he served as Managing Director of Concert Energy Partners, a New York City-based investment and private equity firm focused on the energy and natural resources industry that he co-founded in 2001. From September 2011 through April 2012, he served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Uranium Resources Inc. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical Acoustics LLC from 2007 through 2010. Prior to 2001, Mr. Cryan was a Senior Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at Bear Stearns.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Cryan served as Managing Director and global head of the Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group and member of the Investment Banking Operating Committee at Paine Webber. Mr. Cryan joined Paine Webber following its acquisition of Kidder, Peabody in 1994. Mr. Cryan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tufts University and a Master of Science degree in Economics from The London School of Economics. Mr. Cryan has also served as an adjunct professor at the Metropolitan College of New York Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Cryan has significant experience serving on the boards of both public and private companies and has chaired all of the standing board committees (including serving as chairman of the board) at least twice in his career. During the past five years, Mr. Cryan served as a director of the following publically traded companies: Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (January 2008 to July 2017), Uranium Resources, Inc. (October 2006 to March 2016), Superior Drilling Products Incorporated (June 2014 to December 2016) and Gryphon Gold Corporation (August 2009 to December 2012). In January 2015, Mr. Cryan was named a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow, one of the highest levels of credentialing for corporate directors and corporate governance professionals.