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.
Rob has over 25 years of experience as a business leader and environmental consultant. Rob has served as Director at Nauticol since 2016 and joined the management team in early 2021. Rob served as President and CEO of Matrix Solutions from 2008 to 2020. During his tenure as CEO, he led Matrix through significant growth and service expansion, including several strategic acquisitions. In addition to executive leadership, he has extensive technical experience in environmental liability assessment and remediation, water resources engineering, and environmental impact assessment to support project design and regulatory approval.
Rob has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science degree in Earth Science 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, government and Indigenous communities.
Terri is a connector in developing corporate strategy with proficient aptitude around branding, communications and media relations.
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.
Through her knowledge of local, provincial, and federal capacities and the ability to have meaningful conversations in a practical approach, Terri creates opportunities and brings forward a solid business management foundation.
Terri is a proud alumni from Grande Prairie Regional College and celebrates her 30 year career of experiences within the Peace County and across Alberta calling the tradition territory of Treaty No.8 her home.
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.
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.