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Teshmont Winnipeg (Head Office)
(204) 284-8100
1190 Waverley Street, Winnipeg, MB R3T 0P4
info@teshmont.com

Teshmont Calgary
(403) 705-8001
1200-1122 4th St. SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1M1
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Leadership

Our leadership team is committed to ensuring Teshmont continuously meets and exceeds our clients’ expectations in every project, and are committed to advancing our company's position in the global market. They embody the values and mission Teshmont continuously strives for.

Their collective experience, enthusiasm and knowledge allow us to consistently deliver an exceptional level of service to our customers, resulting in collaborative partnerships with our clients and lasting improvements to communities around the world.

 
Ralph Kurth, PEng PMP, President and CEO with Teshmont, power engineering consultants

Ralph Kurth, PEng PMP
President and CEO

HVDC and HVAC system studies, design, specification and commissioning experience, in addition to project management and coordination on projects in Canada and overseas.

Rick Valiquette, PEng, Vice President of Teshmont's Winnipeg office. We are premier power engineering consultants.

Rick Valiquette, PEng
Vice President, Winnipeg

HVDC power transmission project experience including project management, detailed design, construction, commissioning, operations and asset management.

Rob Baker, PEng, Vice President of Teshmont's Calgary office. We are premier power engineering consultants.

Robert (Rob) Baker, PEng
Vice President, Calgary

Utility and deregulated power system process and policy development, project management, transmission system planning, system engineering, load forecasting, transmission system operations experience, system disturbance process development and analysis, regulatory witness services and support, and generation and resource planning.

Robyn Koropatnick, PEng PMP, Vice President, Business Development with Teshmont, power engineering consultants.

Robyn Koropatnick, PEng PMP
Vice President, Business Development

Project Manager for numerous HVDC projects. Experience also includes submarine and underground cable projects, substation design and system studies.

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Dr. Vajira Pathirana, PEng
Chief Engineer

Planning, designing, specifying, monitoring construction and commissioning of HVDC transmission systems, with focus on protection & control and substation automation.

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Jade Ewasiuk, PEng
Senior Consultant

High voltage transmission and generation industry experience. Project Manager for multiple complex large projects including HVDC modernization, gas turbine plant construction, and major hydraulic generating station rehabilitation.

Murray Bennett, PEng MScEE, Director, HVDC Engineering with Teshmont,  power engineering consultants

Murray Bennett, PEng MScEE
Director, HVDC Engineering

Design, specification, construction monitoring and commissioning of equipment for high voltage transmission systems, including LCC and VSC HVDC, SVC and STATCOM systems.

David King, PEng, Senior Project Manager with Teshmont,  power engineering consultants.

David King, PEng
Senior Project Manager

Experience in utility and industrial HV and LV power systems including the design, project management and commissioning of generation, transmission and distribution systems. Projects have included both new facilities and upgrades of existing installations.

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Dr. Sameh Kodsi, PEng PE PMP
Senior Supervising Engineer

Bulk system and transmission planning; reliability and asset management analysis; interconnection / impact assessment studies in compliance with NERC standards; generation development economic analysis; Geomagnetic Disturbance (GMD) Vulnerability Assessments, in accordance with the NERC standard; in addition to HVDC system integration impact and equipment studies.

Dr. Jenny Zhou, PEng, Senior Supervising Engineer Engineer with Teshmont, power engineering consultants.

Dr. Jenny Zhou, PEng
Senior Supervising Engineer

Power system transient EMT studies; insulation coordination and surge arrester ratings; application of LCC and VSC HVDC and FACTS devices for voltage and power control; power system planning and load flow studies; application of power quality and power electronics; component modeling for power system transient simulations; in addition to operation experience.

Dr. Ashikur Bhuiya, PEng Senior Supervising Engineer with Teshmont, power engineering consultants

Dr. Ashikur Bhuiya, PEng
Senior Supervising Engineer

Power flow and dynamic study and analysis, power system reliability, operation and control of electric machinery, and power electronics. System planning and customer connection; renewable and conventional generation. Power system deregulation; deregulated power market and energy pricing analysis; line loss methodology, policy development, loss allocation and opportunity cost calculation, rates, and tariff.

Mark Mihalchuk, PEng PE, Senior HVDC Engineer with Teshmont,  power engineering consultants

Mark Mihalchuk, PEng PE
Senior HVDC Engineer

Specification and design of HVDC systems and FACTS devices; studies and specifications of ac and dc filters; substation automation system design, specification, testing, and commissioning; and ac substation design and specification.

Pavel Ionita, PEng PE PMP, Supervising Engineer with Teshmont, power engineering consultants.

Pavel Ionita, PEng PE PMP
Supervising Engineer

Specification and design of substations and HVDC systems; cost estimates for engineering design and equipment procurement; conducting inspections and witnessing power transformer testing; and project management.

Norman (Norm) Field, PEng, Supervising Engineer with Teshmont,  power engineering consultants.

Norman (Norm) Field, PEng
Supervising Engineer

Large power transformer design experience in addition to asset management of electric power apparatus for end users clients, including in-factory and on-site transformer inspections.

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Dr. Ashraf Haque, PEng
Supervising Engineer

Power system planning, modelling and studies including steady-state and transient analysis. Deregulated power market and energy pricing analysis; loss allocation and opportunity cost calculation, rates, and tariff; optimal production and pricing of real power, reactive power, and spinning reserve; and economic operation of power systems.

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Phaedra Taiarol, PEng
Supervising Engineer

Planning and development of HVDC systems; grounding systems analysis and design; development of cost estimates; NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) compliance; and project management.