Mark has over 25 years of experience and leadership in both the finance sector and the energy industry. Prior to co-founding Nauticol in 2016, Mark had a 20-year career with General Electric where he was the President of GE Energy’s investing business in Canada. During his time at GE, Mark led the development, investment and construction of several billion dollars of energy infrastructure projects across Canada.
Mark is an innovator, and he has built a reputation around his high level of collaboration and inclusiveness with a broad group of partners and stakeholders. He was born in England, but has spent most of his life in Canada and now calls Calgary home.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA from the University of Saskatchewan.
Matt has held various leadership positions within engineering and consulting companies during his career. He has both project and engineering experience in designing and developing new capital projects, as well as expertise improving existing operating facilities in such industries as natural gas, methanol, fertilizers, heavy oil and refining. Matt received his B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Ottawa and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
For 25 years, Terri Ellen has used her leadership ability, skill and entrepreneurial drive, coupled with her spirit and passion, to create successful collaborations between industry, community and government.
As a communications strategist, Terri’s expertise strengthens conversations and enables advancement in areas of economic development. Her understanding and appreciation for the community have enabled working relationships with a diverse stakeholder base. That ability to engage combined with her creativity brings together an energy for sustainability and future growth.
Terri is a connector in developing corporate strategy with proficient aptitude around branding, communications, and media relations.
Through her knowledge of local, provincial and federal capacity Terri creates opportunities and brings forward a solid business management foundation.
Terri Ellen is an Alumni from Grande Prairie Regional College and celebrates her 30 year career of corporate experiences within the Peace Country and across Alberta.
Gerald Feschuk is a seasoned professional engineer with a strong business background and a comprehensive record of successful regulatory, environmental, policy, personnel and business management in both the private and public sectors.
With over 20 years experience in the Western Canadian energy regulatory system, Gerald has been a key player in environmental legislation development and has held leadership roles at both the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Energy Regulator. His experience spans an array of regulatory, environmental, risk management, and business development roles. Gerald possesses a combined 18 years of experience in industry and consulting across Canada and into the USA.
Gerald holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta.
Mark Smigelski has over 25 years of diverse engineering management and design experience across a wide variety of oil & gas projects – including natural gas compression and processing facilities.
Having held both detail-oriented technical positions, and fast paced managerial roles, Mark provides effective engineering management solutions through his proven leadership, team-building and problem-solving expertise. Mark has a demonstrated track record of successfully delivering multi-million-dollar projects on time and within budget.
As an active professional engineer and APEGA member, Mark earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with distinction from the University of Alberta.
Randy has over 40 years of transportation industry experience, including 35 years working with Canadian National Railway (CN). During his career with CN, Randy worked in a variety of business sectors, including petroleum and chemicals, coal, fertilizers, and other industrial products. Randy has held multiple high-level positions, including Senior Manager of Business Development where he led CN’s long-term business development strategy in Western Canada.
After his career with CN, Randy worked in the consulting industry providing advanced process and technology-based solutions for maximizing rail transportation and expanding terminal networks. Randy has extensive experience in the development of new business ventures and of new crude oil rail loading and unloading terminals in Canada and the US, as well as with the logistics systems and technology to manage them.
Bill Somerville has over thirty seven years of experience in the design, construction, commissioning, quality and project management of pipeline, Oil & Gas and Oil Sands facilities, both domestically and internationally. Throughout his career, he has developed, managed and implemented both strategic and operational contracting and procurement. Bill has provided leadership of teams and people with significant responsibilities as a member of senior leadership teams of many projects and within many organizations. Bill is a Mechanical Engineer, is married and is the proud father of three grown daughters.
Ivy Chan has over 20 years of experience in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the industry, from asset and infrastructure development to various corporate planning functions for both Canadian and international assets. Ivy’s technical and commercial experience has been key to providing effective strategic asset execution solutions. Ivy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a MBA from the University of Calgary.