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
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, Winnipeg
HVDC power transmission project experience including project management, detailed design, construction, commissioning, operations and asset management.
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.
Jade Ewasiuk, PEng
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Phaedra Taiarol, PEng
Planning and development of HVDC systems; grounding systems analysis and design; development of cost estimates; NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) compliance; and project management.
Pavel Ionita, PEng PE PMP
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
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.
Dr. Ashraf Haque, PEng
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.