Our Leadership

Peter Schieffelin / Chief Executive Officer

Peter is the founder and managing member of First Point Power. Peter has over fourteen years of experience working in energy and finance related positions.

Prior to founding FPP, he worked as an equity research analyst at the investment bank William Blair & Co. covering the energy industry.

Previous positions include several years working for PSEG Energy Holdings, the unregulated power generation subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group of New Jersey and working in the investment banking group at Bank of America, where he completed over $10 billion of high yield financing transactions.

Peter received an undergraduate degree from Tufts University and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Peter serves as a Trustee at Kimball Union Academy, where he is also an alumnus.

Stephen Bestwick / Chief Operating Officer

Stephen assists in the management and operations of all functions at First Point Power including but not limited to accounting, marketing, risk management and business development.

Prior to FPP, Stephen was the President of Crabtree & Evelyn Ltd. During Stephen’s 20 year tenure at Crabtree & Evelyn he has held various positions of increasing responsibility within the Company including Financial Controller, who restructured and reorganized company operations in Australia, and Executive Vice President of Global Operations where he was responsible for restructuring the global supply chain of the Company and its affiliates.

As President he oversaw the company’s sales channels (Retail, Wholesale and E-Commerce) as well as manufacturing and distributions operations in the USA. Mr. Bestwick was also responsible for the company’s global supply chain which spans 40 countries. Mr. Bestwick holds a BS from Bryant University where he graduated with a major in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

Chris Lowe / Controller

Chris joined First Point Power in 2016 as the Controller managing accounting, finance and operations.

Previously, Chris was the Controller of ITB Services a business unit of Schneider Electric. Additionally, Chris was the General Manager at ASI Solutions, an information technology services company located in Sydney Australia

Chris graduated from the University of Sydney and is a certified CPA.