BiographyI have held a variety of positions in the areas of Engineering, Technology, Strategic Planning, Supply and Operations Management over my 35 year career. I was appointed General Manager of Technical Services in Business Services in 2013. This role involves providing a center of excellence in process engineering to support safe, reliable and low cost operations at all of Suncor’s operating facilities. My previous roles have included being Director of Techncial Services for Suncor, Director of Process Technology and Reliability for Petro-Canada’s Downstream Refinery operations, Director of Business Integration for Petro-Canada Downstream, Operations Director at the Petro-Canada Oakville Refinery, Area Team Manager of Crude Units and Powerformer at Imperial’s Strathcona Refinery, as well as Technical Services Manager at Strathcona Refinery. I have managed large expense and capital budgets and been responsible for safe and reliable operation of major refinery assets. What I enjoy most is working with talented and motivated people to achieve personal and business success. My reward is in supporting others to succeed.
I am married with two children and five grand children. My passions are my family, golf, great movies, and motorcycles. Community involvements have included United Way Leader Sponsorship and Campaign Support, as well as, the 1998 Co-Chair for Ontario Special Olympics Spring Games, fund raising, publicity and organizing events.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Learning from Process Safety Events
Operational Excellence Management Systems