strategic development

Brian Birchall

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Brian Birchall 1657785Title: Global Mining Sector Leader

Company: Aon Risk Solutions

Location: Ontario, Canada

Due to his understanding of the technical aspects of risk assessment, Brian D. Birchall, P.Eng made the decision to pursue a career in risk management. Mr. Birchall started his career as a chemical engineer and quickly directed his focus to risk management. Over his 41-year career, Mr. Birchall expanded his experience in insurance, on-site risk assessment and risk mitigation. Read the rest of this entry »

Bassem Elderaidy

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Bassem Elderaidy 1600299Title: Vice President of Operations

Company: Bassem Elderaidy Management Consulting Inc.

Location: Halifax, NS, Canada

Bassem Elderaidy is an executive with a notable record of results leading operations and projects for multinational manufacturing organizations. He has 25 years of professional experience and has been serving as the vice president of operations for Bassem Elderaidy Management Consulting Inc. for five years. Bassem Elderaidy Management Consulting Inc. was established by Mr. Elderaidy in August 2009 and is a management consultancy that provides a wide range of consulting and operations management services, and conducts food and beverage projects. Read the rest of this entry »

Robin Johansen

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Robin Johansen 1619377Title: Chief Information Officer

Company: Beca Corporate Holdings Ltd

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Robin Johansen is a technology and systems consulting veteran who has garnered 42 years of experience throughout his illustrious career. An expert in various subjects, including governance, procurement, systems engineering, and risk management, Mr. Johansen joined Beca in 2000. Beca is a professional services consulting company that provides a wide range of engineering consulting services. As the CIO, he is responsible for handling strategic development and management of the ICT function for Beca’s global interests across China, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia.

A highly accomplished individual, Mr. Johansen has achieved great success in working on high profile projects and solving problems. He is extremely proud of the part he played in the delivery of a complex, multi-year project valued at $1.2 billion. Due to Mr. Johansen’s leadership, vast knowledge and industry skills, the project was delivered within budget and only slightly behind the original schedule. Aside from his work at Beca, Mr. Johansen is also a company director for two hi-tech companies.  Read the rest of this entry »