As sub-sector lead for Canada East’s Thermal Generation and sector lead for Atlantic Canada’s Power Business Center, Mark brings more than 28 years of experience in electric power and controls design to our company. He’s a sought-after expert in program and project management for thermal generating projects, energy storage, smart grid, micro-grid, fuel conversions, combustion turbines, and electrical power distribution.
Mark was the program manager for the NRCan funded, international award-winning PowerShift Atlantic Research and Demonstration project for five years. There, he and his team demonstrated near real-time energy shifting, innovative smart grid products and technologies, and energy storage that integrated more renewable energy into the grid.
Acting as account manager for the New Brunswick Corporation and the client account manager for Nova Scotia Power, Maritime Electric, Saint John Energy, and Emera Energy, Mark is a fixture in the field and a pro with client relationships. Mark is also the five-year president and CEO of Coleson Power Group (CPG), a company owned 50% by Stantec and 50% by Exp Consulting and whose sole client is New Brunswick Power. Prior to becoming president and CEO, Mark served as a CPG board member for two years.