Executive Leadership Team
President & Chief Executive Officer
Brad joined OCL Group Inc. in June 2011 as Chief Operating Officer and brings with him over 30 years of extensive Pipeline Construction, Facilities and Maintenance experience in the Oil Sands sector. Previous roles included General Manager-Field Services with an international pipeline construction company and co- owner of MSI Energy Services Inc. initially operated as a privately held company until 1999, when it transitioned to a publicly traded company. In 2001, MSI was purchased by an International Pipeline Construction Company based out of Houston, Texas and has retained a strong Canadian presence in the Oil Sands.
Chief Operating Officer
Peter E. Nickerson, P. Eng.
Peter joined OCL Group Inc. August 2015 as Vice President Engineering Services. In this role, Peter led the development of the newly formed engineering services division and lead OCL into providing full EPC capability to our clients. Peter joined us from Excelsior Engineering, where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer and previously held senior executive roles in the oil sands sector. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering and attended Queen’s University School of Business-Executive Program. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge in business growth strategy development and senior level project management capability supporting major project oil sands development.
Chief Financial Officer
Don is one of the founding members of OCL Group Inc. and currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Don held the position of Vice President and co-owner of MSI Energy Services Inc. Don holds a Chartered Accountant designation and was instrumental in leading MSI from a privately held company, to a publicly traded company in 2001 upon being acquired by an International Pipeline Construction Company. Don has an extensive background as a Chartered Accountant and brings with him over 40 years of financial expertise supporting oil sands construction projects.
Vice President, Pipeline Services
Rick is one of the founding members of OCL Group Inc. He brings with him over 35 years of experience within the oil and gas sector supporting both mainstream pipeline and in-plant pipeline construction and maintenance. Rick has many years of diverse experience in various roles with EPC/EPCM companies, serving many large oil & gas construction and producer companies throughout Canada, United States and the United Kingdom.
Vice President, Operations
Trevor joined OCL Group Inc. in May 2011 as General Manager supporting Oil Sands pipeline construction/maintenance initiatives. Trevor has an extensive background with 18 years experience in pipeline construction/maintenance supporting oil sands new construction and Major Projects. Prior to joining OCL, Trevor held the position of Site Manager with an international pipeline construction company with revenue responsibility for over 50 million on an annual basis.
Senior Leadership Team
Regional Manager, Heavy Oil & Municipal
Over 10 years experience in oil and gas industrial construction and maintenance. Chris has held roles in project management, quality, safety and project controls. As Regional Manager, he oversees our operations in Northern Alberta. Chris hold a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta and is a Certified PMP.
Regional Manager, Midstream & Engineering
Over 10 years experience in oil and gas industrial Construction and Engineering. Dustin has held roles such as manager of projects and field services, project management, project controls, and project engineering. As Regional Manager, he oversees our operations for our Midstream Clients and Engineering services . Dustin holds a Diploma from SAIT and is a Certified PMP.
Regional Manager, Business Development
With over 20 years of professional sales experience in energy and other industries, Jason brings to our clients the understanding of value added solutions and a client centric philosophy to building long lasting mutually beneficial relationships. Jason leads the business development efforts for OCL. Jason holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Calgary and is a Certified CSP.