As sub-sector lead for Canada East’s Thermal Generation team and sector lead for Atlantic Canada’s Power business center, Mark brings more than 30 years of project experience to electrical utility and industrial clients. He’s a sought-after expert in program and project management for a variety of projects including power system design, electrical power generation, energy storage, smart grid, and micro-grids.
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 New Brunswick Power and the client account manager for Nova Scotia Power, 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 Stantec joint venture whose sole client is New Brunswick Power. Prior to becoming president and CEO, Mark served as a CPG board member for two years.