Experts

Edward (Eddie) Deveau

Edward (Eddie) Deveau
P. Eng., CFEI

Senior Fire investigator and Forensic Engineer

Edward (Eddie) Deveau
P. Eng., CFEI

Senior Fire investigator and Forensic Engineer

edward.deveau@pario.ca

Areas of Expertise

Fire Investigation

  • Origin & Cause; Industrial, Commercial, Residential, Vehicle
  • Examination & documentation of scenes
  • Engineering investigations
  • Preparation of Expert Reports

Engineering investigations;

  • chemical, mechanical, electrical, fire

Review & analysis technical drawings

Operation & review naval combat systems


    Education

    B.Eng., Chemical Engineering – Royal Military College of Canada

    Advanced Fire Investigations – Seattle WA

    Previous Experience

    • Jensen Hughes; Forensic Engineer
    • Canadian Natural Resources; Technical Safety Engineer
    • Royal Canadian Navy; Naval Combat Systems Engineering Officer


      Professional Certifications

      • Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator CFEI
      • Professional Engineer P. Eng. registered with APEGA


        David Giles

        David Giles

        SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, SENIOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE SPECIALIST

        David Giles

        SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, SENIOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE SPECIALIST

        david.giles@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Spill remediation and restoration
        • Emergency response
        • Environmental drilling, soil and groundwater sampling
        • Project management
        • Terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems

        Education

        • Fish and Wildlife Technician Diploma, Sir Sandford Fleming College, School of Natural Resources and Environment Sciences, Lindsay, Ontario (2002).

        Previous Experience

        • Field Supervisor, Stantec
        • Senior Project Manager, Environmental Solutions Remediation Services (ESRS)
        • Regional Manager, iTech Precision Cleaning
        • Environmental Field Technician, Jacques Whitford Environment, Ltd.
        • Quality Control Technician, The Miller Group (Smith Construction)
        • Research Technician, Trent University
        • Fisheries Technician, Haliburton Hastings Fisheries Assessment Unit

        Professional Certifications

        • First Aid and CPR
        • Hazardous Material Training and Supervisor Due Diligence
        • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training
        • Ministry of Transportation Book 7 Highway Safety Training
        Doug Tremblay

        Doug Tremblay
        P. Eng.

        SENIOR FORENSIC ENGINEER, MECHANCIAL ENGINEER

        Doug Tremblay
        P. Eng.

        SENIOR FORENSIC ENGINEER, MECHANCIAL ENGINEER

        doug.tremblay@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Mechanical Components and System Failure Evaluations
        • Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction
        • Bodily Injury Severity Analysis
        • Lighting and Building Code Consulting

        Education

        • Bachelor of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Ryerson University, 1988.
        • MBA, Queen's University, 2014.

        Previous Experience

        • F&P Manufacturing Incorporated
        • Bombardier Inc.
        • Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Co.

        Professional Certifications

        • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the PEO (Professional Engineers Ontario)
        • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by Engineers Geoscientists New Brunswick
        • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by Engineers Nova Scotia
        Alain Garand

        Alain Garand
        M.Sc., P.Geo

        SENIOR GEOLOGIST, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER / EMERGENCY RESPONDER

        Alain Garand
        M.Sc., P.Geo

        SENIOR GEOLOGIST, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER / EMERGENCY RESPONDER

        alain.garand@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Geology
        • Site Management
        • Project Management
        • Peer Review (Insurance/Legal)
        • Remediation Systems
        • Ex-site Disposal Supervision
        • Underground Storage Tank Removal

        Education

        • Master of Science., Geochemistry,McGill University, Montreal, Quebec (2002)
        • Bachelor of Science, Geology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec (1997)

        Professional Certifications

        • Member of the Quebec Order of Geologists
        • SCAT (Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique) certified
        • (CSST) Construction Site Health and Safety Course
        • (WHMIS) Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems Course
        • St. John’s Ambulance First Aid and CPR
        • 40 hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Site Investigations Health and Safety Training Course
        • Petroleum Oriented Safety Training (POST)
        • Respiratory protection apparatus formation – Fit test (SOLUS)
        Vilija Mercer

        Vilija Mercer
        B.Sc.

        ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST & PROJECT MANAGER

        Vilija Mercer
        B.Sc.

        ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST & PROJECT MANAGER

        vilija.mercer@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Environmental Spill Remediation
        • Emergency Response
        • Environmental Drilling, Soil and Groundwater Sampling
        • Project Management
        • Phase I and II Environmental Assessments

        Education

        • Environmental Protection Technician Diploma, Centennial College, Toronto 2013.
        • BSc. Physical Geography, Brock University 2011.

        Previous Experience

        • Environmental Technologist, Pario
        • Student Environmental Technician, AECOM

        Professional Certifications

        • First Aid and CPR
        • Ministry of Transportation Book 7 Highway Safety Training
        Justin Choi

        Justin Choi

        Draftsman

        Justin Choi

        Draftsman

        justin.choi@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Residential/commercial construction
        • Building Code compliance
        • Building Permits
        • Architectural Computer-Aided Design (AutoCAD, Revit)

        Education

        • Diploma of Architectural Technology, Humber College, 2012
        Denis Gagnon

        Denis Gagnon
        P. Eng.

        FORENSIC SPECIALIST

        Denis Gagnon
        P. Eng.

        FORENSIC SPECIALIST

        denis.gagnon@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Forensic Mechanical/Materials Engineering and Reporting;
        • Mechanical and Metallurgical/Materials Failure and Corrosion Analysis, Testing and Inspection;
        • Assessing and Evaluating Design, Manufacturing, Installation, Operation and Maintenance Related Losses, within Industrial, Commercial and Residential Settings;
        • Validating Standards Conformances/Non-Conformances and Operational Requirements;
        • Coordinating and Performing In-Lab Materials and Metallurgical Testing, Inspection and Assessments, by Stereoscopic, Digital and Scanning Electron Microscope, 35mm Photography, Fractography, Metallography, Image Analysis, Hardness Testing and Chemical Analysis;
        • Writing Clear, Concise Engineering Reports in Non-Technical Terms (French And English);
        • Providing Support to Insurance, Legal and Commercial Clients.

        Education

        • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB;
        • Machine Shop Certificate, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON;
        • Pressure Vessel Welder, O.J.T., Rio Algom Ltd., Elliot lake, ON;
        • Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON.
        David Delzotto

        David Delzotto
        CFEI

        PROJECT MANAGER & FIRE INVESTIGATOR

        David Delzotto
        CFEI

        PROJECT MANAGER & FIRE INVESTIGATOR

        david.delzotto@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Project Management
        • Fire Investigations
        • Spill Response (Levels I, II, and III)
        • Hazardous Materials Technician
        • Hydrology

        Education

        • Instrumentation Engineering, Confederation College
        • Biology, Lakehead University
        • NFPA 921 Certified Fire and Explosives Investigator training, FESTI Fire and Emergency Training Institute

        Previous Experience

        • Project Manager, EFI Global
        • Compliance Manager, Potter Environmental
        • Field Technician, Ministry of the Environment
        • Contract with Solicitor General, Trevcon Construction
        • Experience Coordinator, Ministry of Tourism and Recreation
        • Computer Programmer, Ministry of Tourism and Recreation
        • Land Planner, Ministry of Natural Resources

        Professional Certifications

        • OETC -Wastewater collection, Wastewater treatment, Water treatment, Water distribution
        • NFPA -Firefighter 1
        • NFPA -Company Officer 1
        • NFPA -Fire Services Instructor 1
        • NFPA - 472 Hazardous materials Technician,
        • Mission specific ops.- 6.3 Decontamination - 6.4 Technical Decontamination, 6.7 Air Monitoring, -6.8 Rescue and Recovery -6.9 Illicit labs
        • MHSA- hydrocarbons identification and suppression
        • MHSA - Carbon Monoxide investigations
        • CHLOREP Training, Hazardous materials and WMD, Mississippi Fire College
        • Tank car and Rail Car Specialist, Hazardous Materials, Justice Institute of B.C. (JIBC)
        • EMO- IMS training
        • C.O.R.E. Disaster Management
        • OFM Trainer Facilitator
        • First Aid and CPR First Responder, Health Care Provider Level (HCPL)
        • OFMEM Fire Protection and Emergency Management
        Mark Milner

        Mark Milner
        P. Eng., BDS, C. Eng.

        Vice President, Engineering

        Mark Milner
        P. Eng., BDS, C. Eng.

        Vice President, Engineering

        mark.milner@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Structural Engineering – Residential
        • Structural Engineering – Commercial
        • Structural Engineering – Heavy Industrial
        • Forensic Investigation and Evaluation
        • Structural Analysis and Design
        • Structural Failure Response
        • Mechanical Components and System Failure Evaluations

        Education

        • Bachelor of Applied Science, Structural Engineering, University of Waterloo, 1990

        Previous Experience

        • Senior Structural Engineer, Stantec

        Professional Certifications

        • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the PEO (Professional Engineers Ontario)
        • Licensed as a Consulting Engineering by the province of Ontario
        • Building Design Specialist (BDS) by the PEO
        • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
        Juan Gimon

        Juan Gimon
        P.Eng.

        Project Manager

        Juan Gimon
        P.Eng.

        Project Manager

        juan.gimon@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Environmental Permitting, DFO authorizations, MNRF permits, and MECP Environmental Compliance Approvals
        • Land Reclamation, Ecological Restoration, and Abandoned Sites Remediation
        • Stormwater Management Plans and Ground & Surface Water Quality Plans
        • Stream Bank Stabilization and Ecological Restoration
        • Federal and Ontario Environmental Impact Assessments and Public Consultation
        • Project Management, Environmental Accounting and Reporting, and Environmental Management Systems
        • Environmental, Safety and Financial Risk Assessments, and Mitigation Plans
        • Emergency Spill Remediation and Restoration

        Education

        • Master of Science in Environmental Practice, Royal Roads University (2017)
        • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Practice, Royal Roads University (2008)
        • GIS Certificate, Durham College (2007)
        • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Central University of Venezuela (1999)

        Previous Experience

        • Environmental Rehabilitation Superintendent, De Beers Canada
        • Environmental Scientist and Project Manager, EBA, a Tetra Tech Company
        • Intermediate Environmental Engineer, Terrapex Environmental Ltd

        Professional Certifications

        Ontario Association of Professional Engineers


        Eric Sowa

        Eric Sowa
        BSc

        Junior Project Manager

        Eric Sowa
        BSc

        Junior Project Manager

        eric.sowa@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Hydrogeology
        • Fluid Movement and Contamination in Surface and Subsurface Waters
        • Geology

        Education

        • University of Waterloo / 2018BSc. –  Earth and Environmental Sciences (Hydrogeology Specialization)

        Professional Certifications

        • Geoscientist in Training (G.I.T.)
        Chris Cooley

        Chris Cooley
        P. Geo

        Senior GeoScientist

        Chris Cooley
        P. Geo

        Senior GeoScientist

        chris.cooley@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Due Diligence Reviews
        • Phase 1 and 2 Environmental Assessment Programs and Phase 3 Remediation
        • Spill Remediation and Restoration
        • Strong background in Environmental Field Investigations and Sampling
        • Underground Storage Tank Removals
        • Stormwater Pond Remediation

        Education

        • Technologists Diploma, Terrain and Water Resource Management, Sir Sandford Fleming College

        Previous Experience

        • Ground Force Environmental Inc. – Project Manager
        • AECOM -Senior Geoscientist
        • CH2MHILL – Project Manager
        • Environmental Solutions Remediation Services – Senior Environmental Geoscientist
        • Dillon Consulting – Project Manager
        • Aqua Terre Solutions Inc. – Senior Environmental Technologist
        • Briggs Environmental Canada Inc. – Environmental Technologist
        • Golder Associates Ltd. – Hydrogeological Technologist

        Professional Certifications

        • Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) - Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario -
        • Certified Technician (C.Tech.) , Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
        Peter Wills

        Peter Wills
        P. Eng., CFEI

        Senior Structural Engineer, Manager Barrie Office

        Peter Wills
        P. Eng., CFEI

        Senior Structural Engineer, Manager Barrie Office

        peter.wills@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Structural Engineering – Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Recreation
        • Project Management
        • Forensic Evaluation – Structural Failures and Damages
        • Structural Design
        • Contract Administration
        • Remediation and Replacement of Transportation Structures

        Education

        • Bachelor of Applied Science, Civil/Structural Engineering, University of Waterloo, 1995

        Previous Experience

        • AECOM
        • Georgian College (Instructor)
        • Blackwell Bowick

        Professional Certifications

        • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the PEO (Professional Engineers Ontario)
        Dennis Reade

        Dennis Reade
        P. Geo.

        Project Manager

        Dennis Reade
        P. Geo.

        Project Manager

        dennis.reade@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Upstream Oil and Gas
        • Emergency Spill Response
        • Phase I, II, and III Environmental Site Assessments
        • Hydrogeology
        • Regulatory Approvals

        Education

        • B.Sc. Honours Geochemistry, University of Waterloo, Ontario, 2010.

        Previous Experience

        • Hydrogeologist, Nichols Environmental (Canada) Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
        • Hydrogeologist, Millennium EMS Solutions, Edmonton, Alberta

        Professional Certifications

        • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, Professional Geoscientist – P.Geo.
        • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Professional Geoscientist – P.Geo.
        • Dale Carnegie Leadership Training
        • Alberta Tier 2 Training
        • Ground Disturbance Supervisor – Level II
        • H2S Alive
        • Petroleum Safety Training (PST)
        • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
        • Standard First Aid / CPR / ARD Level C, B.C. Workplace Emergency First Aid / CPR Level A
        • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) / Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

        Brody Mossman

        Brody Mossman
        B.Sc., C.Chem, ROH, EP

        Chartered Chemist & Occupational Hygenist

        Brody Mossman
        B.Sc., C.Chem, ROH, EP

        Chartered Chemist & Occupational Hygenist

        brody.mossman@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Industrial Approvals
        • Regulatory Compliance Audits
        • Industrial Hygiene
        • Interior Air Quality
        • Project management
        • Forensic chemistry
        • Contaminated site assessment and remediation
        • Human health and ecological risk assessment

        Education

        • Certificate in Environmental Practice (Pollution Prevention, Abatement and Control), Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia
        • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), Acadia University, 2007.

        Previous Experience

        • Nova Scotia Environment (Environmental Chemicals Specialist) - Pollution Prevention Division
        • Maxxam Analytics (Analyst) - Inorganic Chemistry Division
        • Defense Research and Development Canada (DRDC) - Functional Materials Research
        • Former Financial Lead of the Atlantic Chapter of ECO Canada

        Professional Certifications

        • Environmental Professional, Site Assessment and Reclamation (EP) - ECO Canada
        • Chartered Chemist (C.Chem) - Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario
        • Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) - Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists
        Martin Lazarek

        Martin Lazarek
        P. Eng., C.Eng.

        FORENSIC ENGINEER - MECHANICAL / MATERIAL ENGINEERING

        Martin Lazarek
        P. Eng., C.Eng.

        FORENSIC ENGINEER - MECHANICAL / MATERIAL ENGINEERING

        martin.lazarek@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Mechanical failures of heavy equipment, vehicles, marine vessels and aerospace components
        • Rails (TTC and CN tracks) failure investigations
        • Mid and large-size piping installations failure investigations
        • Water filtration and purification systems
        • Fuel oil installations (CSA B139)
        • Sprinkler systems and fire protection installations
        • Household plumbing and appliance investigations
        • Mechanical failures of fasteners
        • Polymer, glass and ceramic failures

        Education

        • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University of Lodz, Poland (1987).
        • Accredited Professional Engineer in Ontario and Nova Scotia.

        Previous Experience

        • Acuren Group, Mississauga Laboratory
        • Northstar Aerospace
        • Derlan Aerospace
        • Spar Aerospace
        • Exactatherm

        Professional Certifications

        • ISO17025:2005 - preparation, laboratory reorganization and management of ISO accreditation process for Pario Material/Metallurgical Laboratory (accreditation received in December 2011 from Standards Council of Canada).
        • Member of ASM International
        Marijan (Mario) Smolej

        Marijan (Mario) Smolej
        P. Eng., C.Eng

        Senior Forensic Engineer - Motor Vehicle Reconstruction

        Marijan (Mario) Smolej
        P. Eng., C.Eng

        Senior Forensic Engineer - Motor Vehicle Reconstruction

        mario.smolej@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Forensic Collision Reconstruction
        • Occupant Biomechanics & Kinematics
        • Materials/Metallurgical Failure Analysis
        • Product Failure Analysis
        • Recognized and Accepted as an Expert Witness at all Court levels and Arbitrations in Ontario.

        Education

        • B.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 1984.

        Previous Experience

        • Mario has 29 years of experience investigating and analyzing over 1,500 motor vehicle collisions in Canada and the United States for the insurance, legal, trucking industries and municipalities.
        • He is a licensed professional engineer and a designated consulting engineer and a member of many associations included the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Canadian Association of Technical Accident Investigators and Reconstructionists.
        • Mario's collision reconstruction experience is the culmination of his mechanical engineering degree, specialized training and continuous education, and independent research and testing. He has experience with Vehicle Event Data Records (EDRs) and has been a Crash Data Recorder (CDR) user since its introduction in 2000.
        • He has also provided numerous seminars and presentations to the legal profession, insurance industry, and engineering community, as well as authoring several articles.
        Christophe Potvin-Doucet

        Christophe Potvin-Doucet
        ing, P. Eng.

        Project Manager

        Christophe Potvin-Doucet
        ing, P. Eng.

        Project Manager

        christophe.potvin-doucet@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Spill remediation and restoration
        • Emergency response
        • Environmental drilling, soil and groundwater sampling
        • Project management
        • Underground storage tank removal
        • Remote project

        Education

        • Bachelor in Geological Engineering, Université du Quebec à Chicoutimi, Quebec (2012)

        Previous Experience

        • Project Manager, WSP
        • Exploration Geologist, IOS Services Géoscientifiques
        • Research assistant, UQAC

        Professional Certifications

        • Member of the Quebec’s Order of Engineers
        • Remote Safety Training and CPR
        • CN Railway Safe course
        • Construction Site Health and Safety Course (ASP)
        Andrew Brown

        Andrew Brown
        P.ENG, Eur Ing, C.Eng., SMIEEE

        Regional Manager, Western Canada

        Andrew Brown
        P.ENG, Eur Ing, C.Eng., SMIEEE

        Regional Manager, Western Canada

        andy.brown@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Electrical Failure Investigations & testing large Electrical plants; includes rotating machinery, transformers, cables, switchgear, batteries, and generators
        • Forensic Investigations and Root Cause Failure Investigations (RCFA)
        • Investigations of Electric Shock / Electrocution
        • High Voltage Electrical Engineering; Testing & Consulting
        • Electrical Generation—Turbo-generator, Nuclear and Conventional plants, Hydro generation, gas and diesel standby systems, Wind and Biomass
        • Independent large Turbo Generator Specialist
        • Leadership

        Education

        • HTEC Diploma (HND), Electrical Plant Engineering (UK)
        • Engineering Council Registration
        • Diploma Forensic Sciences
        • Henley Management Certificates Strategic Management / Personnel Management
        • Quality Assurance Lead Auditor ISO9000;2000
        • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate (UK), JEHSC certification (Canada), OSHA (US)

        Previous Experience

        • 5 Years - Forensic Engineering / Science; Giffin Koerth / 30fe and Jensen Hughes (Canada)
        • 8 Years – HV testing and scientific investigations; Kinectrics Engineering & Research (Canada)
        • 5 Years – Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering / consulting; Iris Power Engineering (UK- Canada)
        • 4 Years – Engineering Consulting / HV Testing; Mott Macdonald / Bae SEMA (UK)
        • 17 Years – Power Plant Engineering Specialist; CEGB / Nuclear Electric (UK)

        Professional Certifications

        • Registered with Engineering Council in UK (Chartered Engineer, C.Eng)
        • Registered Engineer in Europe (European Engineer, Eur Ing)
        • Associate Member Ontario Association of Professional Engineers
        • Senior Member Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (SM.IEEE)
        • Member Institute Engineers & Technicians (IET) formally IEE (M.IET)
        • Registration with APEGA, in process
        Ankit Kumar

        Ankit Kumar
        B.A.Sc., EIT

        Junior Forensic Engineer, Motor Vehicle Reconstruction

        Ankit Kumar
        B.A.Sc., EIT

        Junior Forensic Engineer, Motor Vehicle Reconstruction

        ankit.kumar@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Motor vehicle accident investigation and reconstruction
        • Vehicle mechanical assessments
        • Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) and Event Data Recorder (EDR) data retrieval and analysis
        • Collision simulation and animation
        • Collision site assessments
        • Visibility assessments
        • Occupant Biomechanics & Kinematics
        • Manufacturing - Injection Molding
        • Project Management and Computer Aided Design

        Education

        • Bachelor of Science, Honours (Mechanical Engineering—Management Science Option), University of Waterloo, Sept 2009 - April 2014

        Previous Experience

        • Project Manager, Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd.
        • Program Manager, Mitchell Plastics
        • Project Engineer, Mitchell Plastics

        Professional Certifications

        • Professional Engineers Ontario – E.I.T.
        Kevin Ducharme

        Kevin Ducharme

        Project Manager

        Kevin Ducharme

        Project Manager

        kevin.ducharme@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Spill remediation and restoration
        • Emergency response
        • Environmental drilling, soil and groundwater sampling
        • Project management
        • Underground storage tank removal
        • Land surveying

        Education

        • Technical Diploma in Geology from Cégep de Thetford

        Previous Experience

        • Lead environmental technician - WSP
        • Environnmental Technician – Snc-Lavalin

        Professional Certifications

        • Certified Technologist (T.p.) , Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec.
        • Construction Site Health and Safety Course (ASP)
        • CN Railway Safe course
        Doug Horn

        Doug Horn
        CFEI

        Senior Fire Investigator

        Doug Horn
        CFEI

        Senior Fire Investigator

        doug.horn@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Determination of origin and cause of fire in structures
        • Determination of origin and cause of explosions in structures
        • Provision of expert opinion on origin and cause of fire and/or explosion in legal proceedings

        Education

        • Effects of Ventilation on Fires – Get it Right – Don’t get Burned – Canadian Association of Fire Investigators 2016
        • Hell’s Kitchen: Commercial and Residential Kitchen Fires, Canadian Association of Fire Investigators, 2015
        • Residential Electricity for Fire Investigators, Fire Findings, Benton Harbour Michigan, 2015
        • National Forum on Forensic Evidence in Fire Investigations: Criminal and Civil Proceedings, Osgood Professional Centre, Toronto, 2011
        • Expert Forensic Evidence in Criminal Proceedings, Osgood Professional Development Centre, Toronto, 2009
        • Investigation of Gas and Electric Appliance Fires, Fire Findings, Benton Harbour Michigan, 2008
        • Expert Evidence in Criminal Proceedings, Osgood Professional Development Centre, Toronto, 2007
        • Fire and Explosion Investigation, Short Course, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2005
        • Advanced Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation, National Association of Fire Investigators, Toronto, 2003
        • Arson Homicide Task Force, Toronto Arson Task Force, Toronto, 2003
        • Advanced Fire Cause Determination, Ontario Fire College/Office of the Fire Marshal, Gravenhurst, 2002
        • Fire Cause Determination, Ontario Fire College/Office of the Fire Marshal, Gravenhurst, 1999

        Previous Experience

        • Giffin Koerth Inc., Senior Association
        • Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, Fire Investigator
        • York Regional Police, Detective
        • Dryden Police Service, Constable/Detective Constable

        Professional Certifications

        • Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator
        Dr. Sam Howarth

        Dr. Sam Howarth

        Biochemist

        Dr. Sam Howarth

        Biochemist

        samuel.howarth@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Biomechanics
        • Human injury potential assessment and the likely mechanisms of injury
        • Slip/trip and fall
        • Motor vehicle accidents

        Education

        • PhD, Biomechanics, University of Waterloo 2011.

        Professional Certifications

        • Research published in more than 15 peer-reviewed journals.
        • Recipient of the Founders' Award at the 2011 Association of Canadian Ergonomists conference for research conducted during doctoral studies.
        Brian Merrick

        Brian Merrick
        BA, B. Comm, C. Tech, EP

        Director, Atlantic Canada

        Brian Merrick
        BA, B. Comm, C. Tech, EP

        Director, Atlantic Canada

        brian.merrick@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Contamination Remediation (Commercial, Residential, Industrial) Management/Oversight
        • Phased Environmental Site Assessments
        • Hydrocarbon Remediation, including Emergency Response - Small Releases to Catastrophic
        • Heavy Metals & PAHs
        • Assessment and Remedial Objectives
        • Estimating and Reserve Budgeting Confirmation
        • Building Material and Envelope Assessment
        • Asbestos Testing & Remediation
        • Mould Testing & Remediation
        • Environmental Surveys

        Education

        • Building Technology, NS Community College, Akerley Campus, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 1985.
        • Bachelor of Arts, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1988.
        • Bachelor of Commerce, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1991.

        Previous Experience

        • VP Operations, ECCO Environmental
        • Project Manager, Strum Environmental Services Ltd.
        • Field Coordinator, CBCL Ltd.

        Professional Certifications

        • Environmental Professional (EP) certification (ECO Canada) specializing in Soil Reclamation, 2006.
        • Certified Engineering Technician (CTech) TechNova 2001.
        • Petroleum Storage Tank Installer - Class III - Nova Scotia Environment, 2006.
        • Environmental Professional (EP) certification (ECO Canada) specializing in Site Assessment and Reclamation, 2006
        Jacob Evelyn

        Jacob Evelyn
        B. Eng., EIT

        Structural Engineer in Training

        Jacob Evelyn
        B. Eng., EIT

        Structural Engineer in Training

        jacob.evelyn@pario.ca

        Areas of Expertise

        • Structural Design – Steel, Concrete, and Wood Framed Structures
        • Investigation of Failed Structures
        • Structural Analysis
        • Project Management

        Education

        Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering), Ryerson University (2011)

        Previous Experience

        • Structural Designer, Jerol Technologies Inc.

        Professional Certifications



          Derek Magee

          Derek Magee
          CET, AScT

          Project Manager

          Derek Magee
          CET, AScT

          Project Manager

          derek.magee@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          Site Assessment & Remediation – contaminated sites

          • Phase I and II, Stage I and II ESA’s – Upstream Oil & Gas
          • Decommissioning – Upstream Oil & Gas
          • Cut/Cap Well Head Decommissioning – Upstream Oil & Gas
          • Groundwater Monitoring Programs – Upstream Oil & Gas
          • Groundwater Piezometer installation – various applications (geotechnical & environmental)
          • Remediation – Upstream Oil & Gas, downstream and some commercial
          • Minor Right-of-way reclamation and commercial reclamation (field aspect)
          • Surveying (basic – two-man, one-man elevation surveys)
          • Project Coordination and field execution

          Emergency Response – Upstream Oil & Gas and Commercial sites

          • Pipeline Breaks – emergency response
          • Site Release – emergency response
          • Commercial Incidents – emergency response
          • Project Coordination and field execution

          Geotechnical – engineering, pipeline crossings and commercial structures

          • HDD Investigation
          • Geotechnical soil investigations
          • Compaction Testing
          • Compression Testing
          • Moistures

          Management (assistant level)

          • Scheduling, budgeting, Executing,
          • Environmental Engineering
          • Civil Engineering

          Education

          St. Lawrence College, Kingston Ontario / 2005 - Diploma of Civil Engineering Technician and Technologist

          Previous Experience

          • Mar 2018 – June: Ridgeline Canada, Sr. Environmental Technologist 
          • Mar 2018 – June: HMR Engineering Inc., Sr. Civil Technologist (Geotechnical/Environmental)
          • Mar 2015 – Mar 2018: Stantec Consulting Ltd., Sr. Environmental Specialist/Project Manager
          • Mar 2014-Mar 2015: Summit Liability Solutions Inc., Sr. Environmental Specialist
          • Mar 2014 – Aug 2010: WorleyParsons Canada, Intermediate Environmental Technologist

          Professional Certifications

          • ASET (CET)
          • ASTTBC (AScT)

          Industry Certifications

          • First-Aid Level 1 CPR
          • H2S Alive
          • Transporting Dangerous Goods
          • Ground Disturbance Advanced Level 2 for Supervisors
          • Confined Space Awareness
          • ATV Safety Training
          • UTV Safety Training
          • Wilderness Safety Training
          • Bear Awareness
          • Tick Safety Training
          • Young Drivers of Canada
          Kamen Peytchev

          Kamen Peytchev
          P.Eng., M.Eng., BDS, C.Eng.

          Manager, Structural Engineering

          Kamen Peytchev
          P.Eng., M.Eng., BDS, C.Eng.

          Manager, Structural Engineering

          kamen.peytchev@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Forensic Structural Engineering Evaluations of Structural Failures and/or Damages caused by Fires, Explosions, Wind and/or Snow Loads, Impacts, Vibrations, Ground Movements, Water Infiltrations
          • Building Code Consultations

          Education

          • Master of Engineering (Civil)

          Previous Experience

          • Design, Project Management, Quality Control of Structures, Consulting Engineering Firm
          • Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Building Design, Various Companies (Europe and Canada)

          Professional Certifications

          • Licensed (permanent) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) by the PEO (Professional Engineers Ontario)
          • Designated as a Consulting Engineer (C.Eng.) by the PEO
          • Certified Building Design Specialist (BDS) by the PEO
          • Ontario Ministry of Housing - BCIN certification (BCIN 28166).
          Jeffrey Macdonald

          Jeffrey Macdonald
          P. Eng.

          Field Coordinator

          Jeffrey Macdonald
          P. Eng.

          Field Coordinator

          jeffrey.macdonald@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Site Management
          • Contaminated Site remediation
          • Asbestos Abatement
          • Air Management in Asbestos Enclosure
          • Indoor Air Quality
          • Soil and water quality
          • Pollution control
          • Environmental Site assessment

          Education

          • September 2011 – May 2014 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS
          • September 2008 – April 2011 Diploma in Environmental Engineering, Saint Mary's University, Halifax NS

          Previous Experience

          • Research Assistant, Atmospheric Forensics Research Group, Dalhousie University
          • Worked under Assistant Professor, Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science, working on various projects regarding air quality research (http://afrg.peas.dal.ca/).
          • Proficient with the program Chemical Mass Balance (CMB) Model EPA-CMPv8.2 which is applied to air quality related problems.
          • Operated a Partisol: a gold star rated dichotomous air quality monitor in addition to several other passive and active air quality measuring devices for data collection.
          Brandon Mckay

          Brandon Mckay
          B.Eng., EIT

          Junior Field Coordinator

          Brandon Mckay
          B.Eng., EIT

          Junior Field Coordinator

          brandon.mckay@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Emergency Spill Remediation and Restoration
          • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
          • Air Quality sampling
          • Soil Sampling – Hydrocarbons

          Education

          • Bachelor of Engineering, Dalhousie University, 2018
          • Certificate of Applied Science, Acadia, 2016

          Previous Experience

          • Labourer, North Shore Construction
          Dennis Pupulin

          Dennis Pupulin
          P. Eng., FEC

          Senior Structural Engineer

          Dennis Pupulin
          P. Eng., FEC

          Senior Structural Engineer

          dennis.pupulin@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Structural/Forensic Engineering
          • Building Envelope Design & Restoration
          • Building Condition Assessments & Reserve Fund Studies
          • Residential and High Complexity Commercial
          • Agricultural (Greenhouses)
          • Contract Disputes, Claims & Expert Witness

          Education

          • University of Windsor, Bachelor of Applied Sciences, Honours Civil Engineering

          Previous Experience

          • Director and Principal Engineer, Mind Quest Engineering Inc. & Group of Companies
          • Managing Director, Dencol Contracting Ltd. (USA/Canada)
          • Project Manager, Collavino Inc. (Oversees/Canada)

          Professional Certifications

          • Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
          • National Association of Mould Professionals
          • Ontario Onsite Wastwater Association
          • Restricted Operators Certificate (ROC-A) UAV
          • Commercial UAV Pilot Training
          • Speciality Coatings (Sika)
          • Moisture Mitigations System Certificate (Ardex)
          • Cementitious Underlayment’s & Toppings Certificate (Ardex)
          • Technical Consultant Training in Concrete Protection & Moisture Mitigation (Spraylock CP)
          • Concrete grinding & Polishing (Diamatic Canada)
          • Canada-NC Technical Review Certification Preparation (LEED)
          • Thermal & Infrared Thermography, Level 1 (Snell Infrared)
          • Mould Inspection and Remediation Certificate
          • Canine Handler & Mould Detection Certificate (Florida Canine Academy)
          • WHMIS, fall arrest, swing stage, articulating lift, training & certification
          • Lean Manufacturing Seminars (Deloite Touche)
          • Professional Engineers Ontario (Order of Honour)
          • Construction Award of Merit, Essex County (Windsor Construction Association)
          Zachary King

          Zachary King
          P. Eng., CFEI

          Business Development Manager

          Zachary King
          P. Eng., CFEI

          Business Development Manager

          zachary.king@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Product Liability Investigations
          • Failure Investigation and Analysis of:
          • Commercial and Residential Piping and Plumbing;
          • Fire Suppression and Sprinkler Systems;
          • Fuel Oil Tanks and Storage;
          • Residential/Home Appliances;
          • Fan Coils, Heat Pump, and HVAC Systems;
          • Commercial Mechanical Systems;
          • Fire Investigations of:
          • Residential/Home Appliances
          • Commercial and Residential Properties
          • Review for Repair Proposals and Costing for Elevators
          • Fiberglass, Thermoplastics and Polymers

          Education

          Bachelor of Engineering in Material Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2007).

          Previous Experience

          • Materials Engineer & Fire Investigator, Arcon Forensic Engineers
          • Project Coordinator, Netricom
          • Applications Engineer, Fabricated Plastics Ltd.
          • Preventative Maintenance Engineering Assistant, Norampac Inc.
          • Design and Drafting Assistant, Road Construction, City of Toronto Works Dept.
          • Head Coach, Competitive Swimming Instructor, Etobicoke Swim Club

          Professional Certifications

          • Professional Engineer, Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
          • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, National Association of Fire Investigators
          • Standard First Aid and CPR-C, Lifesaving Society of Canada
          • National Lifesaving Society, Lifesaving Society of Canada
          Brandon Northrup

          Brandon Northrup
          B.Sc., CFEI, GIFireE

          Fire Investigator

          Brandon Northrup
          B.Sc., CFEI, GIFireE

          Fire Investigator

          brandon.northrup@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Origin and Cause Investigation
          • Fire Behavior and Combustion
          • Loss Control Mitigation
          • Building Construction
          • Fire and Smoke Assessment
          • Occupational Health and Safety
          • Hazardous Materials Management
          • Project Management
          • Organizational Leadership

          Education

          • Bachelor of Science Degree, Columbia Southern University (2017).
          • Fire and Safety Studies Diploma, Justice Institute of British Columbia (2014).
          • Company Officer Diploma, Ontario Fire College (2014).
          • Fire Service Administration, Dalhousie University (2014).
          • Fire Service Leadership, Dalhousie University (2012).
          • Sheet Metal Worker, Georg Brown College (2001).

          Previous Experience

          • Fire Chief and Emergency Manager, The Corporation of the Township of Cramahe
          • Senior Fire Investigator, -30- Forensic Engineering
          • Fire Instructor, Fleming College

          Professional Certifications

          • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) from the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI).
          • Graduate Member (GIFireE), The Institution of Fire Engineers.
          • Executive Chief Fire Officer (ECFO), Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs.
          • Certified Municipal Manager III (CMMIII), Ontario Municipal Management Institute.
          • Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC), Emergency Management Ontario.
          Taraneh (Tara) Kazerouni

          Taraneh (Tara) Kazerouni
          P. Eng., PMP

          Intermediate Electrical Forensic Engineer

          Taraneh (Tara) Kazerouni
          P. Eng., PMP

          Intermediate Electrical Forensic Engineer

          taraneh.kazerouni@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          Site Assessment & Remediation – Electrical Installation, Commercial, Industrial, residential Properties

          • Investigation of Electrical equipment failure
          • Design and evaluation of Electrical and Life safety system
          • Application of standards such as Ontario and Canadian Electrical Safety code, NEMA Standards, CAN/ULC, MTS
          • Project Management

          Management

          • Planning, scheduling, budgeting, Executing, closing
          • Electrical Engineering

          Education

          University of Saskatchewan / 2015 - M.Eng, Electrical Engineering – Power System

          Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University/ 2011 - M.Tech, Electrical Engineering – Power System

          Azad University/ 2007 - B.Sc., Electronics Engineering

          Previous Experience

          • - 30- Forensic Engineering / 2016 -2018 Electrical Associate – Electrical Failures
          • Kalot Co. LTD. / 2007 -2009 Electrical Engineer
          • Rahestan Technical Engineering Co. / 2005 - 2006 Engineer intern

          Professional Certifications

          • Professional Engineer (P.Eng)
          • Project Management Professional (PMP)
          James Page

          James Page
          P.Eng,, CFEI, CVFI

          FORENSIC ENGINEER - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

          James Page
          P.Eng,, CFEI, CVFI

          FORENSIC ENGINEER - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

          james.page@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Fire and explosions cause and analysis (with 400+ investigations completed)
          • Fire and security systems evaluation
          • Product Failure Analysis
          • Product Failure Analysis for Water Loss Events
          • Sump pump system failure analysis expert

          Education

          • P. Eng., Electrical Engineering, University of Western Ontario. Graduated in 2005
          • 2007 National Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Training Program
          • 2007 Fire Findings, Investigation of Gas and Electric Appliance Fire Seminar
          • Attended and Presented at the 2010 Investigation of Appliances and Small Equipment Failures (CAFI)
          • 2011 Fire Findings, Investigating Solid Fuel-Burning Appliance Fires
          • 2012 Advanced Fire Investigation Workshop with Dr. John DeHaan

          Previous Experience

          • Reverse engineered and improved control logic for numerous pneumatic caning and filling systems
          • Redesigned and reconfigured the liquid raw materials delivery for the alkyd paint manufacturing system
          • Converted original electrical single line drawings to AutoCAD and updated to as built
          • Developed award winning Safety Program

          Professional Certifications

          • Member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
          • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
          Scott Wheeler

          Scott Wheeler
          CFI, CFEI

          Fire Investigator

          Scott Wheeler
          CFI, CFEI

          Fire Investigator

          scott.wheeler@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Fire and Explosion Investigation Small and Large Loss Fire
          • Fire Scene
          • Fire Scene Safety

          Education

          • Certified as a Fire Investigator NFPA1033, Manitoba Emergency Service College 2005

          Previous Experience

          • Various Roles for Halifax Regional Fire Service including Volunteer Fire Fighter, Professional Fire Fighter, Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Investigator, Lead Fire Investigator

          Professional Certifications

          • Fire Investigator NFPA1033, Manitoba Emergency Service College
          • Member, International Association of Arson Investigators
          • Member, National Association of Fire Investigators
          • Member, Canadian Association of Fire Investigators
          • Member, Fire Investigation Association of Alberta

          Jeffrey Brown

          Jeffrey Brown
          Dip. Arch. Tech.

          Senior Technologist

          Jeffrey Brown
          Dip. Arch. Tech.

          Senior Technologist

          jeff.brown@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Residential/commercial construction
          • Building code compliance
          • Project management

          Education

          • Advanced degree in Architectural Technology, Humber College.
          • Certificate in Management, Schulich School of Business.
          • PRINCE2 project manager, Schulich School of Business.

          Previous Experience

          • Key Project Designer, leading Timber Frame Building company
          • Manager, Contracting Firm

          Professional Certifications

          • Certified Project Manager
          • Certificate in Management
          Chad Guertin

          Chad Guertin
          CET

          Senior project manager

          Chad Guertin
          CET

          Senior project manager

          chad.guertin@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Project Management
          • Spill Response and Remediation Coordination
          • Air Quality Testing & Documentation

          Education

          • Georgian College, Advanced Environmental Technology Diploma (3 year), Barrie, Ontario (2005)

          Previous Experience

          • Project Manager, EFI Global
          • Air Quality Technician, Environment Canada
          • Verifying Inspector, Johnson Controls
          • Air Quality Technologist, Streamline Testing
          • Lead Air Quality Technologist, Wood Buffalo Environmental Association
          • Assistant Air Quality Laboratory Operator, Environment Canada
          • Junior Environmental Officer, Ontario Ministry of the Environment

          Professional Certifications

          • Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) – Certified Engineering Technologist (CET)
          • TDG, WHMIS, BOOK 7 (MTO)
          • Advanced oral French and intermediate written French
          Brent Belzac

          Brent Belzac
          A.Sc.T.

          SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

          Brent Belzac
          A.Sc.T.

          SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

          brent.belzac@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Project Management
          • Spill Response
          • Phase I, II, and III Environmental Site Assessments (Site Investigation and Remediation)

          Education

          • Geotechnical Engineering/Environmental Technology Diploma (Honours), Sir Sandford Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario (1996).
          • Geological/Environmental Technician Diploma (Honours), Sir Sandford Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario (1995).
          • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS), ESRS, 2016.
          • Hydrocarbon Forensics, Field QA/QC, and PAH TechTalk, Maxxam Analytics, 2013.
          • Selection, Care and Use of Respirators, Warsash Group, 2012.
          • Soil Vapour Workshop, Maxxam Analytics, 2011.
          • Traffic Protection and Control Planning, Construction Safety Association of Ontario, 2010.
          • Transportation of Dangerous Goods, ESRS, 2010.
          • 40-Hour North American Environmental Field Conference on Contaminated Sites, Neilson Environmental Field School, 2006.
          • 8-Hour C.F.R. 1910.120 HAZWOPER Refresher, Jacques Whitford Training Institute, 2002.
          • 8-Hour Due Diligence in Health and Safety, BC Research Inc., 2001.
          • Phase I ESA Training, Gartner Lee Ltd., 1997.
          • 40-Hour Contaminated Site Health and Safety Training Course, WTI, 1997.
          • Confined Space Operations, Lake Washington Technical College, 1996.

          Previous Experience

          • Senior Project Manager (Spill Response, Environmental) EFI Global
          • Environmental Engineering Technologist, Independent Contractor
          • Environmental Technologist, Jacques Whitford Environment Limited
          • Environmental Technologist, Gartner Lee Limited

          Professional Certifications

          • Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologist (OACETT), Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.)
          Mark E. Samis

          Mark E. Samis
          P.Geo, M.Sc., MBA

          Vice President, Environmental Sciences

          Mark E. Samis
          P.Geo, M.Sc., MBA

          Vice President, Environmental Sciences

          mark.samis@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Project Management
          • Spill Remediation
          • Peer Review and Subrogation Support
          • Phase I, II and III Environmental Site assessments
          • Remediation Planning and Design
          • Surface Water and Groundwater Monitoring
          • Landfill Gas Studies
          • Landfill Site Selection and Monitoring

          Education

          • Bachelor of Science, Geology, Queen's University, 1982.
          • Master of Science, Geology, Queen's University, 1989.
          • Master of Business Administration, University of Ottawa, 1999.

          Previous Experience

          • AECOM Canada
          • ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS Remediation Services (Now EFI Canada), 2005-2012
          • UMA Engineering Ltd.
          • Dillon Consulting Limited (Toronto, Ottawa)
          • Stantec Consulting Limited (Mississauga)
          • Environmental Waste International, Ajax Ontario
          • Marshall Macklin Monaghan Limited, Environmental Engineering Division.

          Professional Certifications

          • Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario
          • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick
          • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
          Josh Rose

          Josh Rose
          P.Eng., CET

          Forensic Structural Engineer

          Josh Rose
          P.Eng., CET

          Forensic Structural Engineer

          joshua.rose@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Forensic Structural Investigation and Evaluation
          • Structural Failures and/or Damages caused by Fires, Explosions, Wind and/or Snow Loads, Impacts, Vibrations, Ground Movements, Water Infiltrations
          • Structural Engineering – Residential, Commercial, Heavy Industrial, Institutional
          • Structural Analysis and Design
          • Structural Failure Response
          • Building Condition Assessments

          Education

          • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, College of the North Atlantic, 1998

          Previous Experience

          • Senior Structural Engineer - SNC-Lavalin
          • Structural Designer – Harbourside Engineering Consultants
          • Structural Designer - Stantec
          • Structural Designer – Campbell Comeau Engineering

          Professional Certifications

          • Engineers Nova Scotia (APENS)
          • Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
          • Professional Engineers Manitoba (APEGM)
          • TechNova Certified Engineering Technologist (CET)
          Bob Harrison

          Bob Harrison
          BA, FCIP, FRM, CFEI

          AREA MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

          Bob Harrison
          BA, FCIP, FRM, CFEI

          AREA MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

          bob.harrison@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Directors and Officers liability losses
          • Errors and Omissions liability losses
          • Large/Complex/Suspicious property losses
          • Environmental losses
          • Fleet Truck Cargo Loss

          Education

          BA Economics, University of Calgary, 1987.

          Previous Experience

          • EFI Global (Canada) - Ottawa
          • Marsh Canada Ltd. – Ottawa
          • Quelmec/McLarens Toplis Insurance Adjusters – Ottawa
          • Delong and Partners Insurance Adjusters
          • Phoenix Continental Management Insurance Company – Toronto

          Professional Certifications

          • Certified Insurance Professional CIP
          • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator CFEI
          • Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional FCIP
          • Fellow Risk Management
          Diane Wunder

          Diane Wunder
          RFT, EP

          Operations and Client Relationship Manager

          Diane Wunder
          RFT, EP

          Operations and Client Relationship Manager

          diane.wunder@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Site Assessment & Remediation – Commercial Transportation, Commercial Properties
          • National Spill Response Team (Oil & Gas)
          • CAT management (Environmental, Engineering, Geotech, Hazmat)
          • Environmental Auditor – Regulatory, Compliance, Management Systems
          • Client relationship development & maintenance

          Education

          • Environmental Auditor Training / 2014 - Environmental Management Systems (EMS) standards, practices and aspects, environmental auditing, legislation, regulations and other Canadian requirements. (Diploma (2)
          • Leadership Development Series / 2016 - (Diploma)
          • Environmental Professional (EP) / 2009 - Site Assessment & Reclamation; Resource Management; Compliance Environmental Auditor (CEA-IT) (Diploma)
          • BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) / 2006 - Registered Forest Technician (Diploma)
          • Alberta College of Art + Design / 1989 - B.Des, Visual Communications (Diploma)

          Previous Experience

          • Stantec Consulting / 2016 -2018 Commercial Sub-Sector Leader – CA West & North – Principal
          • Stantec Consulting / 2014 -2016 Environmental Services Calgary – Business Centre Sector Lead (BCSL) – Senior Associate
          • Stantec Consulting / 2012 -2014 Strategic Development - Site Investigation & Remediation, Calgary – Associate
          • Environmental Solutions / 2007-2012 Regional Manager - Western Canada

          Professional Certifications

          • Environmental Professional (EP) / 2009 - Site Assessment & Reclamation; Resource Management; Compliance Environmental Auditor (CEA-IT) (Diploma)
          • BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) / 2006 - Registered Forest Technician (Diploma)
          • Alberta College of Art + Design / 1989 - B.Des, Visual Communications
          Neil Wilcox

          Neil Wilcox

          Assistant Vice President, Environmental Sciences

          Neil Wilcox

          Assistant Vice President, Environmental Sciences

          neil.wilcox@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems
          • Spill Remediation and Restoration
          • Emergency Response
          • Forensic Investigations in Source Identification and Age Dating of Petroleum Hydrocarbons

          Education

          • Post Graduate Diploma, Ecosystem Management Technician, Sir Sandford Fleming College, School of Natural Resources and Environment Sciences, Lindsay, Ontario (2003).
          • Crew Leader Certification, Stream Assessment Protocol for Southern Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Leslie Frost Centre, Dorset, Ontario (2002).
          • Ecosystem Management Technician Diploma, Sir Sandford Fleming College, School of Natural Resources and Environment Sciences, Lindsay, Ontario (2002).

          Previous Experience

          • Senior Project Manager, AECOM
          • Senior Project Manager, Environmental Solutions Remediation Services (ESRS)
          • Fisheries Technician, Hamilton Conservation Authority

          Professional Certifications

          • First Aid and CPR
          • Hazardous Material Training and Supervisor Due Diligence
          • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training
          • Ministry of Transportation Book 7 Highway Safety Training
          • Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol - Certified Crew Leader
          • Ontario Benthos Bio-monitoring Protocol
          • Class 2 Backpack Electrofishing - Certified Crew Leader
          • Class 1 Ontario Fish and Macroinvertebrate Identification
          Rob Foote

          Rob Foote
          PMP, CET, CESA

          Senior Project Manager

          Rob Foote
          PMP, CET, CESA

          Senior Project Manager

          rob.foote@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Project management
          • Petroleum hydrocarbon spill - emergency response and remediation
          • Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I, II, III)
          • Environmental drilling, soil and groundwater sampling

          Education

          • Masters Certificate in Project Management, Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario (2014)
          • Certified Joint Health and Safety Committee Member training (Construction), WSIB (2009)
          • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Technician Training Program (HAZWOPER) (2001)
          • Environmental Site Assessor Certification (AESAC) 2-day Phase I ESA training, Toronto, Ontario (2000)
          • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma, Loyalist College, Belleville, Ontario (1992)

          Previous Experience

          • Senior Project Manager, EFI Global
          • Regional Manager – Eastern Ontario, DLS Services Inc.
          • Owner and President – Oakleaf Environmental Services Inc.
          • Senior Engineering Technologist – Trow Consulting Engineers
          • Municipal Construction Inspector, JL Richards and Associates Ltd.

          Professional Certifications

          • Project Management Professional (PMP)
          • Certified Engineering Technologist (CET)
          • Certified Environmental Site Assessor (CESA)
          • Certified JHSC member (Construction)
          • WHMIS, First Aid and CPR
          Joelle Reid

          Joelle Reid
          Spec. Hons. BA, C. Tech.

          Project Manager

          Joelle Reid
          Spec. Hons. BA, C. Tech.

          Project Manager

          joelle.reid@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Water and Mould Damage Remediation
          • Fire and Smoke Migration Assessment
          • Occupational Health and Safety
          • Hazardous Materials Management (Asbestos, Lead, Designated Substance Surveys)
          • Emergency Spill Remediation and Restoration
          • Indoor Air Quality Assessments
          • Project Management
          • Infrared Thermography

          Education

          • Graduate Certificate, Urban Land Regeneration, Seneca College (2014)
          • Specialized Honours Bachelor of Arts, Environmental and Health Studies, Glendon College at York University (2011)

          Previous Experience

          • Intermediate Associate (EHS), -30- Forensic Engineering
          • Associate (EHS), -30- Forensic Engineering (formerly Giffin Koerth)
          • Project Scientist, S2S Environmental

          Professional Certifications

          • Certified Technician (C.Tech.), Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
          • Certified Level 1 Infrared Thermographer, Infraspection Institute
          • Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT), IICRC
          Mehdi Mirzazadeh

          Mehdi Mirzazadeh
          PhD, EIT, CFEI

          STRUCTURAL FORENSIC ENGINEER

          Mehdi Mirzazadeh
          PhD, EIT, CFEI

          STRUCTURAL FORENSIC ENGINEER

          mehdi.mirzazadeh@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          • Forensic Engineering (Investigation and Evaluation)
          • Structural Design and Analysis of Bridges and Buildings as well as Finite Element Modelling and Analysis of Structural Members
          • Structural Health Monitoring
          • Fatigue Analysis
          • Structural and Mechanical Design of temperature & humidity-controlled rooms (insulated sandwich panels, insulated floors, hardware and accessories, refrigeration/HVAC systems and humidification/dehumidification systems)
          • Mechanical Systems for Power Plants (Balance of Plant Mechanical Systems)

          Education

          • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
          • MASc., Mechanical Engineering (Solid & Structural Mechanics), University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
          • MASc., Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics), Tehran, Iran
          • BASc., Mechanical Engineering (Solid & Structural Mechanics), Tehran, Iran

          Previous Experience

          • Project Manager, Cantrol International Inc.
          • Structural Engineer, WSP-MMM Group
          • Licensed and Registered Forensic Engineer, Tehran, Iran
          • Estimate/Mechanical Engineer, Mapna Group
          • Project & Sales Engineer, Poshkar
          • Logistics & Operation Analyst, Schneider Electric

          Professional Certifications

          • The first author of several conference papers and peer-reviewed articles published in high-ranking scientific journals in Structural and Mechanical Engineering
          • Recipient of Sustainable Engineering Award from National Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
          • Business Development, Entrepreneurship and Market Strategy (Certificates by Ontario Centers of Excellence)
          • Project Management (Certificates by MITACS Canada)
          • Member, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE)
          • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
          • Member, American Concrete Institute (ACI)
          • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
          • Forensic Engineering and Investigation (licensed and registered - Iranian Bar & Forensic Experts Association)
          Kristen Harper

          Kristen Harper
          B.Sc.

          Project Manager

          Kristen Harper
          B.Sc.

          Project Manager

          kristen.harper@pario.ca

          Areas of Expertise

          Site Remediation & Restoration

          • Construction Contract Administration
          • Cleanup and Restoration of Open Water Areas
          • Superfund Sites
          • Sampling and Monitoring Programs
          • Project Management and Field Execution

          Emergency Response

          • Truck Spills
          • Domestic Release
          • Project Management and Field Execution

          Indoor Air Quality

          • Mould and Asbestos Site Assessments
          • Abatement

          Education

          • University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario 2001 - Honors Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences Monitoring & Analysis and Degradation

          Previous Experience

          • Layfield Canada Geosynthetics, Construction Products Technical Support
          • Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Environmental Scientist/Project Manager

          Professional Certifications

          • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER
          • 30-Hour OSHA Construction Safety
          • Canadian WHMIS and OHSA Hazard Communication
          • 16-Hour Mould Hazard Evaluation, Assessment and Sampling
          • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
          • Hazardous Materials Transportation
          • Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness