Mark is our Canadian Power and Dams sector leader, overseeing approximately 650 team members across the country and supporting our power and dams subsector development. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the power business with particular expertise in the electrical utilities and heavy industrial process sectors. He’s worked on and managed hydropower, renewable, smart grid, and transmission and distribution projects.
A sought-after expert in program and project management, Mark was the program manager for the NRCan funded, 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. He’s also led the preliminary activities for a major hydropower life extension project in Atlantic Canada.
Acting as account manager and account executive for a number of key clients, Mark is a fixture in the field and a pro with client relationships. Mark has also been the president and CEO of a Stantec JV, Coleson Power Group (CPG), for more than 10 years.