At ZS2 Technologies we know there are better ways to build our world, and we’re determined to find them.
Scott blends unmatched business acumen with a true passion for finding ways to build a better planet. The only person who will be more excited about your project than you, is Scott. Beyond that his resumé speaks for itself.
– Former President and Director, DIRTT Environmental Solutions
– Former President MgO Systems Ltd.
– Former CFO Pure Technologies Ltd. (now Xylem)
– Led DIRTT’s successful IPO on TSX in November 2013
Don’t let the coverboy smile fool you. Doug is a straight up chemistry nerd, and we love it. For Doug, there’s always a way to improve something, or an idea that hasn’t been fully realized. That’s why he leads our R&D team and is the engine behind finding ways to help our customers build smarter.
– Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry from the University of Calgary
– B.Sc. In Chemistry from McGill University
– Previously VP of R&D for MgO Systems Ltd.
– Key research team member at Carbon Engineering
– Currently a Director of the Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Green Building Council
Every great company needs a Kristin. When something needs to get done, a problem solved, or an idea nurtured, she’s the one to turn to. Kristin keeps all our ideas on track, and makes sure concepts become reality. Her background includes senior roles at:
– DIRTT Environmental Solutions
– MgO Systems
– Jayman Built
Daniel knows everyone. No, seriously. Everyone. As a construction, sales, and manufacturing veteran of more than 20 years, his ability to streamline our manufacturing operations and find the right people to make things happen is second to none. Daniel’s ’s experience includes:
– Operations Manager, Homes By Us
– Business Development Manager at Timber-Tech Truss
– Site Supervisor, Nascor Ltd.
– Operations and Manufacturing Manager, Specialty Wire and Cable Inc.
Lisa is a Chartered Accountant professional specializing in internal audits and risk management. What does that mean for ZS2? It means she keeps us out of trouble. Her unique ability to indulge high-flying ideas while keeping us on firm financial ground is invaluable.
Lisa’s experience includes:
– Manager Capital Markets, EY
– Internal Auditor, Schlumberger
– Senior Consultant, Deloitte Canada
Terry is our go to man for anything construction. With over 20 years in the industry building with SIP’s and over 1500 projects under his belt his knowledge and expertise he brings to the team is unbeatable.
He plays a pivotal role in making sure our products are solving the needs of builders, home owners and others in the industry.
During a time when commodity prices and environmental regulations are spurring a transition to smarter ways to build, Liana quarterbacks the integration of new acquisitions, channel partners, collaborators and strategic partners.
As a building industry veteran, Liana has vast experience in territory management, strategic partnerships, and B2B channel management.
Her proven track record in influencing multi-million-dollar growth for companies lucky enough to have her on board has us looking forward to Liana steering future acquisitions, managing our channel relationships and leading exponential growth in new markets.
Matt is a man of many talents. With over 15 years of experience in the communication and marketing field at Tenaris, Strut Creative, Stantec and others, Matt brings his expertise and insight from his work as a marketing strategist, account planner, project manager, writer, photographer, videographer, event organizer, and mentor.
He is passionate about creating effective strategies, compelling narratives, and creatively engaging clients and audiences to help build a strong and successful business.
Russ has 20 years of construction experience, with the last 4 in the pre-manufactured building industry at DIRTT Environmental Solutions and Falkbuilt.
In addition he’s spent 19 years as a firefighter, so he holds a definite respect for the fire resistance of our ZS2 TechBoard and TechPanels
Kevin is determined to see the Canadian building industry adopt faster, safer, healthier, and smarter construction technologies. With over 20 years in the construction industry, Kevin is a skilled team leader, negotiator, and national sales and business development strategist. And just to add to his cool factor, he was also an oil rig firefighter back in the day!
Pary bolsters the brainpower in our lab with a Masters in Physical Chemistry, along with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry and a Bachelor of Applied Technology.
With all that expertise Pary’s research plays a pivotal role in bringing made-in-Canada magnesium cement building solutions to market.
Robert has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, and we’re excited to see the new ideas and perspectives he brings to our team as we continue to develop ways to build smarter.
Shil works with our customers to take their projects from idea to reality. He has extensive experience designing with SIPs and magnesium cement products, as well as working in traditional construction design..
In addition to being a gifted designer, Shil’s attention to detail and customer service is second to none.
Yaswina is our money lady! With more than 20 years of experience in accounting and 13 years in cash management she’s a pro at chasing people down for their expense reports. Yas ensures our investors and executive team gets the financial information they need throughout the year, and keeps our operations on budget.
Julie comes from a background in social work and environmental justice. What does that mean for ZS2? As our office manager, Julie’s passion for sustainability and working towards a greener future, motivates everyone to keep working towards creating more sustainable solutions for the building industry.
Raphael is our senior designer who works hard to turn your building plans into 3D panel models. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering in Brazil and later went on to get his Masters. He has over 9 years of experience in the field of structural engineering and can speak 3 different languages!
Sahib graduated in Architectural Technology from SAIT, having advanced studies in BIM modelling and architectural design. As one of our SIP designers he is involved in the process of creating drawings for Engineering, installs and manufacturing for projects. He is also the man behind our SIP drawings, 3D renderings for projects, and animations for training and product visualization.
Rebekah has her Bachelor of Science in Physiology, her MBA and is a member of the CPA Alberta. She is coming to ZS2 with over 14 years of financial and accounting experience in the public and private sector as well as extensive experience in the banking software industry.
Her background includes:
Dave Richardson is an experienced inventor, executive, entrepreneur, investor and founder of multiple innovative technology companies, as well as a co-founder of ZS2. He is the President and CEO of Octaform Systems Inc., which designs and markets a patented stay-in-place concrete forming system that offers benefits that no conventional forming system can equal, by reducing energy consumption and extending the longevity of concrete structures. He is also an early investor and Board member of GreenPower Motor Company Inc., makers of battery-electric commercial vehicles, and serves as a strategic advisor to Progressive Planet Solutions Ltd. that is working on novel technologies to protect the environment and contribute to a more livable planet. In addition to his charitable board work and numerous philanthropic endeavors, he is passionate about mental health issues. In 2016 co-founded the Stigma-Free Society charity where he currently serves as the Board Chair.
James Maxim is an experienced professional in international trade, oil and gas exploration and government relations with demonstrated experience in land and First Nations negotiations and environmental matters. Prior to an extensive career working with multiple levels of government on numerous high level projects including the Interchange Canada Agreement, First Nations land claims negotiations with the Yukon and Northwest Territories and designing and implementing the Northern Surface Rights Act (Bill C-55) he was an experienced energy industry executive with nearly four decades in diverse roles. In addition to numerous philanthropic roles he is also a Founder and former Director of Element GP.
Amy Roesler is an experienced leader in sustainability, conservation, energy efficiency and emissions reduction. With nearly 25 years of senior corporate, utility and energy expertise her career has focused on technology-driven market and operations strategy development and transformation programs for industry-leading organizations including BC Hydro, Fortis, Canadian Pacific Railway and Natural Law, a ground-breaking First Nations-owned energy and investment company. She was most recently Director of Western Canada with CLEAResult, designing and leading North America’s first-ever energy efficiency programming focused on measurable emission reductions in commercial, industrial and junior gas facilities. She served as Vice-Chair and Board member of the Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance from 2006 – 2019 and is currently the Vice-Chair of the Association of Energy Engineers Alberta Chapter.
Amy holds an MBA specializing in sustainable development, and is the Principal and Owner of Roesler Consulting Inc
Derek Payne is a seasoned financial executive, advisor and board member and is currently a board member of Jostle, a Vancouver based technology company, board member at Highstreet Income Properties, strategic advisor to Neurara, a healthcare technology company and Strategic Advisor for InterGen Capital which includes a role as their Board Observer for fintech company ZayZoon. He is the former Chief Financial Officer of DIRTT Environmental Solutions and Treasurer and Vice President Finance at WestJet. Derek is a CPA, CA and is involved in numerous philanthropic organizations in Western Canada.
Matthew Grieve is the President of Maggnum Ventures Inc., a private investment and development firm located in Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Grieve started his career in real estate with Oxford Property Group and WestCorp Construction before founding Maggnum Ventures Inc. Maggnum has a diverse portfolio of investments spanning commercial & residential real estate, hospitality & entertainment, technology and financial services throughout Canada. In addition to his role at Maggnum, Mr. Grieve is also on the Advisory Board of Yardstick Software, a Canadian-based specialty software developer. He also serves as the Director of the Inn at the Forks, a boutique hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He holds a BA from Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario.