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Our Team

We’re a tenacious group of problem-solvers re-defining the intersection of construction and climate technology. Here, you’ll find engineers with a passion for the environment, marketers who want to make a difference, and researchers dedicated to pioneering sustainable solutions.

Executive Leadership

Our collaborative changemakers. Our executive leadership team provide strategic and operational oversight to our entire ZS2 TechCrew. Guiding vision, operations, technology, finance, and partnerships, this team both steers the ship and helps build it. They also have the highest dad joke ratio per year.

Scott Jenkins

Co-founder and CEO

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 are, 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

Doug Brown

Co-founder and CTO

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. 

Dr. Doug’s experience includes:

  • 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

Kristin Davis

Co-Founder and COO

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. 

Kristin’s background includes senior roles at: 

  • DIRTT Environmental Solutions
  • MgO Systems
  • Jayman Built

Joel Douglas

CFO

Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst, and nearly 20 years of leadership, accounting/finance and capital markets experience. What does that mean for ZS2? It means he keeps us out of trouble. His unique ability to indulge high-flying ideas while keeping us on firm financial ground is invaluable.

Joel’s experience includes:

  • CPA, CA, CFA
  • Controller and Manager, Financial Reporting, Strathcona Resources Ltd.
  • Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets
  • Equity Research, TD Securities

John Tagle

VP – Sales & Business Development

John has 30 years experience in building businesses and helping them thrive. Not only does he bring that experience to ZS2, but he’s always looking for ways for our customers and TechPartners to grow and improve their own ventures using the latest in building technology.

  • Chief Marketing Officer, Annex Insurance Group
  • Executive VP of Business Development, PurRestore Management Canada
  • Senior VP of Sales and Business Development, SCM Insurance Services
  • Director of Marketing & International Business Development, Genesis Worldwide/KML Building Solutions

Board of Directors

Our diverse and experienced board of directors play a vital role in ZS2’s success. They actively contribute to key committees focusing on Corporate Governance, Audit, Compensation & Human Resources, and Environment, Health & Safety. They’re both our biggest cheerleaders and biggest critics to keep us accountable and moving forward.

Amy Roesler

Chair of the Board

Amy Roesler has ‎‎25 years of senior corporate, utility, energy and infrastructure ‎expertise centered on business transformation and technology-driven strategy and execution for ‎organizations such ‎as Infrastructure Ontario, CLEAResult, Natural Law Energy, BC Hydro and Canadian Pacific Railway. Her domain expertise spans sustainability, energy efficiency, emissions reduction, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. She also serves on the board of the Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance, working with utility, corporate, government and not-for-profit members to advance ‎energy efficiency and emissions ‎reduction policy and programming.

Dave Richardson

Board Member

Dave Richardson is an experienced inventor, executive, entrepreneur, investor and founder of multiple innovative technology companies. 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.

Peter Myers

Board Member

Peter Myers spent over 20 years with BMO Financial Group, which is the eighth largest bank in North America. He most recently served as Vice Chair, Global Investment and Corporate Banking as well as Chair of the Board of Nesbitt Burns Inc., the registered dealer of the bank. Previously, he was Global head of Investment and Corporate Banking based in New York, Head of US Investment and Corporate Banking based in Chicago and Head of Canada and International Investment and Corporate Banking based in Toronto. He started at BMO as Head of Equity Capital Markets.

Derek Payne

Board Member

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.

James Maxim

Board Member

James Maxim is an experienced professional in international trade, oil and gas exploration and government relations with 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 and First Nations land claims negotiations. He was an experienced energy industry executive with nearly four decades in diverse roles.

Matthew Grieve

Board Member

Matthew Grieve is the President of Maggnum Ventures Inc., a private investment and development firm located in Calgary, Alberta. He 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. 

David Mears

Board Member

David Mears is the Executive Director of Platform Strategic Capital and has over 25 years of experience in finance and business development working with start-up enterprises in the petroleum, media, and specialty agriculture sectors throughout Europe, North and Latin America. He is a former Founder and CEO of numerous public companies and with his UK-based team at Platform Strategic Capital focus their strategic expertise and capital towards early-stage companies with significant growth opportunities.  

Research & Technical

You can find ZS2’s R&D team in the lab, on the floor of our manufacturing center or giving material science 101 lessons. This team is armed with multidisciplinary skillsets and expertise, ranging from structural and mechanical engineers to Ph.D. chemists. From breakthroughs in materials science to pushing the boundaries of climate technology, this team turns ideas into reality.

Doug Brown

Ph.D. - Chief Technical Officer & Co-Founder

Danny Wong

Ph.D. – Director of Research and Development

Pary Roshan

M.Sc. – Research Associate

Ernest Darko

Ph.D. – Research Associate

Wenyi Hu

M.Sc. Lab Technician

Finance & Operations

The team that keeps the machine running smoothly and beans accounted for. The finance & operations team manages our day-to-day production operations in our 26, 000 sqft TechCentre, from IT systems, facility and property management needs to ZS2’s financial operations. They’re also the magicians behind our impressive office snack collection. 

Kristin Davis

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

Joel Douglas

CPA, CA, CFA – Chief Financial Officer

Steve McKenzie

Director of Corporate Development

Brett Kondo

Accounting Manager

Maria De Los Cobos

Shipping & Procurement Specialist

Scott Wildeman

Production & Facility Manager

Meg Steeves

Office & Client Experience Manager

Jason Spooner

IT Manager

Faheela Khan

IT Support Specialist

Yaswina Patel

Accountant

ZS2 Production Team

20+ TechCrew

Design & Execution

Experienced experts in construction, design and our go-to office lego builders. This team works to optimize our construction solutions to fit your project. Connoisseurs in BIM, Revit Modeling, and construction logistics, they’re the architects of precision and efficiency.

Russ Jenkins

Director Project Management

Terry Moser

Director of Construction

Vanessa Manimtim

Lead Designer

Gary Boruck

Senior Project Manager

Blain Cranston

Project Manager

Jessica Thornton

Senior Estimator

Joanner Catiis

Designer

Denys Tserkovniuk

Designer

Angela Pelaez

Estimator

Ian Wong

Designer

Sheldon Moser

Internal Project Manager

Marketing & Business Development

From strategic marketing to forging key partnerships, this team is focused on driving our growth and building a collaborative network of sustainable building experts. They’re the navigators of market trends, the architects of partnerships, and the communicators who turn potential into reality.

John Tagle

Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Candace Wolfe

Director of TechPartner Development

Matt Stuart

Director of Marketing & Communications

Tyra Jarbeau

Marketing Content Lead

Shil Patel

Director of Business Development - US

Llew Blenman

Business Development – Alberta

Terry Lempriere

Business Development - Agriculture

Tom Jackson

Director of Community Engagement

Explore Careers

Do you have a community and purpose-driven mindset? Do you want to make an impact with your work? Then you’ll fit right in with our TechCrew.

Production Operator

Calgary, AB

Play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and high-quality production of building materials, operating machinery, and maintaining a safe working environment.

Business Development & Sales

Calgary, AB

Drive growth by identifying new business opportunities, cultivating strategic partnerships, and leveraging your sales expertise to expand our market presence in the construction and building material industry.

Project Manager

Calgary, AB

Bring your leadership and organizational skills to the forefront, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure successful project delivery from initiation to completion.

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