KGW Consultants

Manager,  E-Business Development Team
  • Managed the E-Business development team.  
  • Responsible for all Internet, EDI and Intranet / Notes / Domino infrastructure development, production support and sustainment.  
  • $20 million e-business budget for the period

Canadian Pacific Railway

Manager, Information Services
  • Created, staffed and managed a world-wide IS department
  • Staff was located in 2 countries
  • Supporting 400 users over 3 continents

Ranger Oil Ltd

Manager, Project Management Office
  • Re-engineered and managed one of the largest Project offices in North America.
  • Developed project review and approval processes
  • Established project economic evaluation criteria
  • Managed a team of Project Management coaches
  • Ensured IS expenditures aligned with corporate strategy through regular formal consultation with the CIO and the User Council (a selection of CPR’s Vice Presidents)
  • Assisted  in setting priorities for the overall corporate IS budget.($100-150 million)

Canadian Pacific Railway

Manager, Information Services
  • Managed all data processing activities, 
  • Performed a financial analysis on all changes and additions to software, hardware and operations activities
  • co-ordinated litigation activities with counsel against a software supplier.

Confidential (international seismic and air transport conglomerate)

Manager, Quality Assurance
  • Provided Quality Assurance services for all engagements.

(Fortune 500 Software development and Systems Consulting firm)

Executive Search, Comptroller and Information Systems Manager
  • For a Calgary based company in the transportation support business, performed an executive search to identify and hire a Divisional Comptroller and IS Manager.


Manager, Information Services
  • Interim data processing manager for a Saskatchewan-based crown corporation
  • Managed acquisition of new financial and inventory control systems

Saskatchewan Agriculture

Facilitator, Corporate Strategy
  • Organized and facilitated strategic planning sessions, 
  • Developed a short term survival action plan, 
  • Developed  long term growth strategies.

 (high technology engineering, development and manufacturing company)

Management Review
  • Reviewed project management skills (all departments, including IS)
  • worked with all senior managers on skills improvements

(worlds largest privately owned oil & gas company)

Executive Search, IS Manager
  • For this Alberta municipality, performed an executive search to successfully identify and hire an Information Systems Manager.

City of Red Deer

Facilitator, Organizational design
  • Facilitated sessions to identify, define and develop action plans to resolve conflicting expectations between senior and middle management.

Fortune 100 transportation company)

Information Requirements to Support Structural Management Change
  • Evaluated corporate information requirements pertaining to human resource functions including employment equity, staffing, training and development and succession planning

National Energy Board