Our Executive Team:

Kevin Nilsen, President and CEO

Profile of Kevin Nilsen

Kevin Nilsen rejoined ECO Canada in September 2016 to commence the role of President & CEO of the organization. Kevin started his career in leadership as an officer in the Norwegian Army before moving to Canada in 2000. After graduating from University of Calgary, Kevin worked 7 years for ECO Canada, most recently as Director of Professional Services.

During his absence from ECO Canada, Kevin managed large global offshore oil and gas projects for Aker owned companies. The experience in the energy sector gave him great exposure to clients and stakeholders in Europe, Asia, and USA. During this time, he was first based in Norway and subsequently in Houston, TX. As a key highlight, Kevin led the development of a cutting edge Riser Gas Handling tool that ensures a safer and more environment friendly drilling process.

At ECO Canada, Kevin was responsible for the establishment of the Canadian Centre for Environmental Education (CCEE). He was also instrumental in the launch of regional networking events across the country, the growth of EP certification, and academic partnerships.

Throughout his career, Kevin has always had an unprecedented commitment to clients. In his role as CEO, Kevin’s key focus is to ensure that ECO Canada’s products and services align well with industry, government, and academic stakeholders.

Our Board of Directors:

ECO Canada’s Board of Directors features distinguished environmental industry leaders from across Canada, representing industry, academia, and government.

Chair of the Board: Faramarz Bogzaran
Secretary/Treasurer: John Wiebe

Board Members:

Jacques Benoît

CEO
Pacific Future Energy Corporation
British Columbia

Faramarz Bogzaran

Managing Partner
F&M Management Ltd.
&
President
Calaeris Energy & Environmental Ltd.
British Columbia

William Borland

Associate
Northrup Group
New Brunswick

Grant Trump

Former CEO
ECO Canada
Alberta

John Wiebe

CEO
Globe Foundation
British Columbia