Expert 513101 - BC


Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of professional experience working in the trucking and transportation industry in Canada. This experience includes senior management positions with a trucking safety association, a large trucking company with both intra-provincial and international operations, the provincial government, and a provincial trucking industry association. Areas of expertise include transportation regulation, policy, safety, logistics, human resources, training, and operations. I have represented the trucking industry on many task forces, working groups, committee’s and advisory bodies. I have spoken on industry issues and have written articles on topics of interest to the trucking industry.

Areas of Expertise


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes working with clients in both the public and private sector managing research projects, doing data analysis, and providing recommendations in various areas of truck operations and policy. Projects have included various studies examining the operational and competitive conditions in differing jurisdictions, looking at goods movement practices and recommending changes in operating systems and evaluating trucking regulations and policies. I have also done work to assess truck driver skill requirements and have developed programs and curriculums for professional driver training. In addition I have worked with a number of carriers in areas of safety management, cross-border security and operations.


Professional Experiences

For 17 years I was General Manager of a provincial trucking association with management responsibility in all areas of policy development, government relations, public relations, and human resources. I also worked in government as a senior policy advisor responsible for the development of transportation policies, programs, and strategies. I have served as president of a large trucking company for 6 years and I was Executive Director of an industry safety association whose mandate is to promote occupational health and safety in the trucking and transportation industry. I have now been consulting for over 10 years.

My experience includes trucking regulation, policy, safety, standards and operations obtained from work as an industry association executive, president of a large trucking company and consultant. I have assisted trucking companies in developing their safety management programs and advised government on safety policy issues. I understand transportation logistics and supply chain management. I am also familiar with the processes for monitoring and evaluating motor carrier safety performance in both the US and Canada and sanctioning procedure to modify that performance where necessary.


Relevant Experiences

I have over 35 years of experience in the trucking and transportation industries. This experience includes trucking regulation, policy, safety, standards, human resource management, driver training and operations obtained from work as an industry association executive, president of a large trucking company and consultant. I have assisted trucking companies in developing their safety management programs and advised government on safety policy issues. I am also familiar with the processes for monitoring and evaluating motor carrier safety performance in both the US and Canada and sanctioning procedures to modify that performance where necessary. In addition I have developed professional driver training programs.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
B.Comm. Transportation and Logistics University of British Columbia

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