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BluMetric is led by a seasoned team, with a combined 150+ years of advanced technical knowledge and broad business experience.

Roger M. Woeller, M.Sc., FGAC, P.Geo.

Chief Executive Officer

Roger is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in the environmental science industry, and led the development of the WESA Group of Companies as CEO from 2001 to 2012, providing leadership that drove steady growth, including identifying new service areas, developing new markets, and promoting innovative thinking throughout the company. He has worked both domestically and abroad in senior management positions, defining the roles of engineers and scientists in the developing environmental consulting, water and wastewater treatment, and OH&S business. As CEO of BluMetric, Roger focuses primarily on the development of the business, identifying and acting on opportunities for growth through acquisitions and the exploitation of new markets and technologies.

Vivian Karaiskos, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Vivian heads up the Finance group within BluMetric, and wields responsibility for the financial, reporting, accounting, and information systems functions as well as overseeing human resources. With more than 20 years of financial and business experience, Vivian most recently served as VP, Finance, of a diversified private real estate development company, and has an extensive background in financial information systems, business analysis, financial reporting, and governance.

Dan L. Scroggins

Senior Vice President – Research & Innovation

Dan has 35 years of experience in the water and wastewater treatment field, having participated in hundreds of projects around the globe. An innovator in his field, he has been involved in almost every aspect of the business, from the formation of several companies to the creation of a national sales organization, the development and introduction of new products to a national market, and the consolidation of several companies into one integrated entity. His management experience includes taking a small entrepreneurial company from its inception to IPO on NASDAQ. He has also served as the general manager of a $15,000,000/year division of a publicly traded corporation, streamlining the operation and increased profitability by focusing on strengths, reducing costs, and expanding the product offering.

Dan has the technical expertise required to understand and evolve the process and equipment employed in the water and wastewater field.

Lydia Renton, B.Sc., CIH, ROH, FAIHA

Director – Corporate Occupational Hygiene and Safety

Lydia has over 30 years of global experience in the practice of occupational hygiene and safety. She is very familiar with the practical applications of regulations related to health and safety in Canada and many jurisdictions worldwide, having worked for Labour Canada (now HRSDC), Health Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of Labour. She was corporate Industrial Hygienist for Bell-Northern Research, and EHS Manager for Nortel Semiconductors. Since 1999, she has focussed on the OHS consulting practice and internal processes at BluMetric Environmental Inc. She has served on several Boards, including WESA, Ontario’s WHSA, past President of the CRBOH, Past-Chair of the ABIH Board of Directors, and AIHA Fellows SIG. Lydia was awarded the 2008 Hugh Nelson Award of Excellence by OHAO, recognized as an AIHA Fellow in 2014, and as an AIHA Distinguished Lecturer in 2016. Lydia’s focus is a practical exposure judgement and risk-based approach to mitigating hazards.

Jane Pagel (Chair), MSc, ICD.D.

Ms Pagel has held numerous executive positions in both government and the private sector. She was selected to be part of Canada’s Diversity 50 2013 list of board candidates, and has served on many public, private, and not-for-profit boards. She was interim president and CEO at Sustainable Development Technology Canada from June 2014 to June 2015. Prior to that, she was president and CEO of the Ontario Clean Water Agency from 2010 until her retirement in early 2014. Previous industry positions held by Ms Pagel include Principal Government and Industrial Relations at Stantec; Senior Vice President and Principal at Jacques Whitford; Vice President Government Relations at Philip Services; and president of Zenon Environmental Laboratories.

Ron Donaldson

Mr. Donaldson is a professional geoscientist who has been working in the earth science field for more than 30 years, 25 of which he has spent as an employee of BluMetric and its affiliates. He was VP of Operations for the WESA Group Inc. between 2008 and 2012, and is now responsible for the management of individual projects and client portfolios for multiple sites in multiple jurisdictions, for which he develops and implements comprehensive project management plans. Mr. Donaldson has been a member of and chaired municipal and institutional advisory committees, and has a deep understanding of the professional service sector in which BluMetric operates.

Hubert (Hu) L. Fleming

Dr. Fleming is a water and wastewater consultant with a history of leading strategic planning and investment management for global water/infrastructure-based firms. He was Global Director for Hatch Ltd., and formerly Vice President of Zenon Environmental and President of Severn Trent Services. He has served on various US and global organizations, including US EPA, WHO and NATO. He is also the author or co-author of several books, including the Membrane Handbook. Dr. Fleming holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and is a graduate of the Executive Management Program from the Harvard Business School.

Vijay Jog

Dr. Jog is the founder and president of Corporate Renaissance Group (CRGroup), a firm dedicated to driving better business management and performance. He also serves as the Chancellor’s Professor at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University. Dr. Jog’s consulting career is global and spans more than 25 years. His clients include private and public companies, major federal government departments, and many other public sector and not-for-profit organizations worldwide. As an academic, Dr. Jog has written five books/monographs, and was recognized as a “Leader in Management Education” in Canada by the National Post in a Canada-wide competition. Dr. Jog is a chemical engineer with a Masters in chemical engineering followed by an MBA and a Ph.D. in Finance.

Geoff Simonett, BComm.

Mr. Simonett is an accomplished entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience operating and financing early-stage companies. As an operator, Mr. Simonett has founded, built, and successfully exited five companies in industries including software, marketing, and financial services. As an investor, advisor, or board member, Mr. Simonett has participated in dozens of companies, primarily in IT and cleantech. Mr. Simonett is currently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the RIC Centre in Mississauga, and is also a board member at Method Integration as well as acting as consultant / mentor to multiple early-stage technology companies.

Roger M. Woeller, MSc, FGAC, P.Geo.

Mr. Woeller has served as BluMetric’s CEO and Board of Directors member since March 2014. Both a hydrogeologist and a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 35 years of experience in the environmental science industry, Mr. Woeller led the development of the WESA Group of Companies as CEO from 2001 to 2012, providing leadership that drove steady growth, identified new service areas, developed new markets, and promoted innovative thinking throughout the company. He has worked both domestically and abroad in senior management positions, supporting the work of BluMetric’s engineers and scientists in the constantly evolving environmental consulting, water and wastewater treatment, and occupational health and safety businesses.

Board Committees

There are three permanent Board committees:

  1. The Audit Committee (consisting of Vijay Jog (Chair), Geoff Simonett, Hubert Fleming and Roger Woeller (ex-officio)), which assists the Board of Directors in carrying out its responsibilities relating to corporate accounting and financial reporting practices. This committee reviews BluMetric’s quarterly and annual financial statements, internal controls, and the engagement and advice of the Corporation’s auditors, reporting back to the Board of Directors.

For more information on the roles and responsibilities of the Board and its committees, please see BluMetric’s filings on www.sedar.com.

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