As owner and founder of GRB Engineering, Rick grew GRB to over 80 professional staff, successfully executing capital projects in the range of $1M to $500M. Founded in 1999, GRB grew for over 12 years, following which it merged with WSP Canada. At WSP Rick served as National VP Oil and Gas as well as International VP Business Development, Oil and Gas. Rick’s “Fit for Purpose” engineering approach has secured him a reputation built on project quality and continuous improvement. By integrating his entrepreneurial approach and well-established roots in Canadian markets, he helped to facilitate the growth in WSP’s Oil & Gas sector from 180 employees to over 280 employees, alongside a growing Client base.
Prior to the GRB start up, Rick worked for over 20 years at various Oil and Gas Producers in management roles. With more than 34 years of experience, Rick has a strong understanding of both the engineering and business management side of the industry with a genuine sense of what makes a team successful.