About Us

SPAN is an expert consulting firm specializing in operations risk and operations compliance solutions. We simplify the complex by providing practical, effective solutions using methods and tools tailored to meet your specific needs. 

We operate in a highly collaborative way, working side by side with our clients to help them reach their goals and sustain solutions long-term. 

MEET OUR TEAM
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Who We Are

Our consultants are experts in Operational Management Systems, Pipeline Safety Management Systems, operations assurance, risk management, continuous improvement, auditing, incident prevention, change management and project management.

We pride
ourselves on being agile, practical, modest, honest, and flexible to ensure the best services and solutions for our clients. 

What We Do: Provide simple, effective solutions to ensure clients reach their goals and sustain solutions long-term.

How We Do It: Simplify the complex. Adapt methods and tools to only what you need. 

Why Work With SPAN?

We work collaboratively with you - period. We pride ourselves on being your partner and working side by side with you to meet your goals in a completely open, integrated and transparent way.

Your success is our success.

 

 

 

Meet Our Team

Scott Wilson

Principal

Scott Wilson

Principal

Twenty years of experience in the program/project management and management consulting fields, specializing in designing & executing large scale programs with challenging change management and culture aspects.

 

Scott has led multiple large scale OMS implementations and has structured high performance service teams to sustain management systems.

 

Sectors include Midstream and Upstream Oil & Gas, Mining, Telecom, Information Technology and Utilities.

Alex Eddington

Principal

Alex Eddington

Principal

Alex has spent his career of over twenty years designing, implementing and auditing management systems in pipelines, midstream and upstream oil and gas, along with utilities and municipal operations.

 

Alex has led the design and implementation of multiple Pipeline Safety Management System and Operations Management System implementations and supporting processes such as risk management, regulatory management, Health & Safety, Asset Integrity, Process Safety and Safety Culture to name a few. Alex is also a certified management system auditor and typically supports most SPAN projects as a technical expert and advisor.  

James Ullyott

Managing Director | Senior Consultant

James Ullyott

Managing Director | Senior Consultant

Ten years experience in consulting, focused on process development and management system design and implementation for large organizations in the pipeline, midstream and upstream oil and gas industries.

 

James approaches business problems from a technical perspective, and has a passion for ensuring the solution is practical, fits the business environment, and produces defined business value.

 

He has worked on large OMS, program and process implementations, including providing technical input to design and managing the needs of multiple stakeholders. In changing business environments, he has adapted to ensure objectives are met.

Evan Baker

Assurance Practice Lead | Senior Consultant

Evan Baker

Assurance Practice Lead | Senior Consultant

An Environmental, Regulatory and Assurance Systems specialist with 30 years experience developing and managing audit and assurance programs, management systems, environmental impact assessments and applications, and leading environmental teams, programs and projects.

 

His work has included oil and gas, pipelines, water and wastewater plants, rail, power plants, wind energy, and chemical industries in Canada, the US, Europe and South America.

MacKenzie Meens

Operations Manager | Consultant

MacKenzie Meens

Operations Manager | Consultant

With an infused background which combines business and sustainability, MacKenzie develops strategies to drive success and long-term value for clients.

 

MacKenzie has hands-on experience carrying projects from conceptualization to implementation in order to deliver goal-oriented results, specifically within the Energy industry.

 

MacKenzie is especially skilled in the areas of project management, change management (PROSCI certified), assurance support, data analysis, continuous improvement, and client relationship management. 

Tom Lofthouse

Senior Consultant

Tom Lofthouse

Senior Consultant

Tom is an Operational risk and assurance specialist with 20 years of experience developing and managing EH&S assurance programs, management systems and compliance projects.

 

Industry experience includes pipeline, midstream and upstream oil & gas, mining, manufacturing, power generation and major construction projects across the United States and Canada.

Heather Donaldson

Consultant

Heather Donaldson

Consultant

Heather has been active in the environmental sector for the past 10 years with experience in environmental assessments, project management and technical communications.

 

Industry experience includes commercial, industrial, pipeline, midstream and upstream oil & gas projects throughout Western Canada.

Phil Webber

Senior Associate

Phil Webber

Senior Associate

A Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Consultant by profession, Phil is a management system and assurance expert with over 30 years of experience.

 

A holistic thinker, he integrates strategic, governance, risk, financial and business management considerations to improve Safety, Health and Environment, operations and CSR / Sustainability performance.

 

As a certified management systems lead auditor, Phil also specializes in assurance framework and audit program development, and loves to deliver related training.

 

Phil’s has focused on the oil and gas, electric utility, mining, crown corporation and municipal sectors