OUR PEOPLE (ASSOCIATES)
Brad Gaulin, P.Eng., MBA, is an evolutionary change agent & executive team coach that has been transforming organizations for over 12 years as a consultant, & for over 35 years as a professional, executive & serial entrepreneur. Brad empowers leaders & their teams to consciously change & grow by combining a proven agile change process with a conscious (sustainable/ESG) business philosophy. Clients can leverage his extensive experience in strategy, innovation, growth marketing, organizational design, operational excellence, team building, leadership & cultural transformation. He honed these skills in the upstream energy sector, pipelining, engineering, industrial products/services, automation & information/web technology.
Michael Palmer is a proven leader, entrepreneur, strategic leadership consultant & mentor. As a results driven executive coach, he brings over 35 years of experience in key areas; Acquisitions/M&A, branding, PR, PR, sales, marketing, franchise systems, E-commerce strategies, venture & angel capital (finance strategies), pitch coaching, entrepreneurial coaching/mentoring, & customer experience/success / engagement strategies. Mr. Palmer has participated on numerous advisory boards & boards. A family man who is a life-long learner & highly motivated to help business leaders get “un-stuck”!
Angie Alexander, P.Eng is an empathetic and people-oriented engineer who brings over 20 years of oil & gas experience along with strong facilitation and coaching skills. She possesses a passion for bringing leaders and their teams together to think more strategically, work more effectively, make better decisions, and be more innovative. She believes that leadership exists at all levels and should be nurtured and rewarded. Angie has held roles in multiple engineering disciplines, Integrated & Strategic Planning, Organizational Effectiveness, Facilitation, Team Strategy, Facilitation, Decision Quality, and Process Design & Improvement.
Van Luu, BSc. Computing Science, is a seasoned IT executive, team builder & entrepreneur with 20 years business & entrepreneurial experience. His experience focuses on technology, specifically software development, where he's built his expertise from software engineering to CTO/CIO leadership roles. His unique expertise comes from his key roles both building / selling software to his IT leadership developing strategy, building/buying software & implementation to ensure the technology is delivering bottom line results. His technology domains include Mobile, Finance, Banking, Retail, Broadcast, Utilities, Pipelines, Manufacturing, Construction & Agriculture.
Peter Teunissen - Peter is an entrepreneurial CPA with 14+ years of progressive experience as a CFO, VP Finance & Controller. From 2006 to 2011 Peter worked as an accountant in public practice, & subsequently moved into “Industry” working in leadership positions, predominantly focused in the construction & Oil & Gas services industry. Peter is backed by a proven track record in cash flow management, business modeling, process development & strong communication skills with a drive to mentor & lead. Peter stands out with his drive to connect with the operational side of any business, not hesitating to put on a pair of steel-toed boots and get hands-on with the entire team. Connected with a vast network of service providers, bankers, lawyers & consultants make Peter & a must have connection.
Robert Welke - Acting in various executive and management roles, Robert has been able to make an immediate impact in every business he has worked in. He has developed extensive experience through starting & growing several small businesses over the past twenty-eight years in the upstream, O&G, environmental and financial services industries. His varied and multi-industry experience makes him a considerable asset to any company requiring operational expertise, process optimization, leadership, strategy development and execution, business, financial, operational excellence, change management, human resources as well as health and safety policy and procedure development. He graduated with a B.Comm. in Finance from UBC.
Ken Kan, MSc., MBA, CIH, CRSP, - is a dynamic, business-oriented Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) / Sustainability (ESG) Executive, Board Director & Performance Strategist. His extensive 27-years of progressive growth includes Chief HSE Executive & VP at iconic GE (18 years). His diverse local to global experience runs across 10+ industries from Energy (Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear), Infrastructure (Transportation, Aviation), Technology to Regulatory Enforcement. Ken’s collaborations leverage his proven track record of driving strategic/operational/tactical performance, accelerating organizational/cultural transformations and amplifying best-in-class successes. His engagements, from systems, compliance to crises, strive for innovative yet practical outcomes.