President and CEO
Stephen Lougheed is the appointed President and CEO of Carbon Management Canada (CMC).
Chief Financial Officer
Karim Teja is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Chief Financial Officer.
Director of Operations and Applied Research
Greg Maidment is the Director of Operations and Applied Research for Carbon Management Canada, responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the methane monitoring, carbon capture, utilization, storage (CCUS) and subsurface monitoring testing facilities, at the Newell County Facility.
Business and Technology Analyst
Robert Carter has been the Business and Technology Analyst at Carbon Management Canada (CMC) since 2021, focusing on analyzing and comparing measurement, monitoring and verification technologies, financial forecasting for clients, and gaining a comprehensive understanding of Canada’s numerous carbon credit trading regulations.
Programs Development Manager
Kirk Osadetz is the Programs Development Manager at Carbon Management Canada (CMC), responsible for developing and demonstrating technology and practices that further assist Canadian corporations with carbon management and subsurface containment issues and requirements.
Manager of Subsurface Research and Project Delivery
Marie Macquet is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Manager of Subsurface Research and Project Delivery. Today, Marie focuses on the geophysical monitoring of the subsurface applied to CO2 sequestration.
Brendan Kolkman-Quinn is the Geophysicist I.T. at Carbon Management Canada (CMC), responsible for the processing and analysis of seismic monitoring data gathered at the Newell County Facility.
CCS Reservoir Modeler
Hamid Behmanesh is the CCS Reservoir Modeler at Carbon Management Canada (CMC). With over 7 years of industry experience in the North American Production and Oilfield Service sectors; his primary responsibility is to provide technical expertise to full chain CCUS projects.
Associate of Technical Operations
Franki Race is the Associate of Technical Operations at Carbon Management Canada (CMC). Beginning at CMC as a summer student with the project of completing a life cycle assessment for the Newell County Facility, Franki is now involved in data calibration, analysis and her favourite part of her position, attending the Newell County Facility to do hands-on work.
Director of Science
Don Lawton is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Director of Science, and today is responsible for leading research into improved monitoring technologies for secure geological carbon storage.
As the Director of Science, Don had a vision for a research facility where measurement and monitoring equipment could be developed and demonstrated. Today, his dream is a reality, taking place at our Newell County Facility.
Data Management Coordinator
Adam Hayman is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Data Management Coordinator for the Alberta Methane Emissions Program (AMEP), responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive data governance framework.
Adam is a professional geologist with 10 years of experience in upstream energy operations in Western Canada, where he successfully developed several plays. During this time, he developed his data science and analytics skills, leading to the successful implementation of cross-discipline programs that resulted in an 80% increase in production by quantifying qualitative geological risks and uncertainties.
Director of Carbon Tech
Jason Switzer is the Director of Carbon Tech at Carbon Management Canada (CMC), responsible for leading efforts to accelerate the next generation of CCUS solutions with innovators, investors, and industrial partners.
Jason has held various high-ranking positions before joining CMC, he was the VP for Growth and Capital at Foresight, building relationships with cleantech investors, leading the selection of the inaugural Foresight 50, and facilitating sector-specific acceleration partnerships.
Manager of carbonNEXT
Maximilian Kniewasser is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Manager of carbonNEXT, a carbon tech commercialization hub established by CMC and Foresight. Maxi is responsible for supporting CMC’s carbonNEXT initiatives accelerating CCUS innovation, bringing low carbon energy to market and providing solutions for removing pre-existing CO2 from the atmosphere.
Senior Technology and Business Analyst
Eric Salkauskas is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Senior Technology and Business Analyst, responsible for coordinating the Canadian CCUS Research and Technology Network and providing technical analysis on carbon capture technologies for specific industrial assets.
Director of Communications and Marketing
Breanne O’Reilly is the Director of Communications and Marketing for Carbon Management Canada (CMC), providing strategic oversight for the organization. Breanne manages communications projects to engage and educate stakeholders on industrial emissions reduction solutions.
Communication and Content Development Specialist
Zoe Hardowa is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Communication and Content Development Specialist, responsible for creating branded written and graphical content as well as providing additional support to CMC’s continuous communication efforts.
Shamez Kotadia is Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Business Manager. For over 20 years, Shamez has been helping companies leverage technology solutions to increase their decision-making capability and enhance operational effectiveness. Today, he works to facilitate the growth and networking of large technology companies.
Executive Assistant and Office Coordinator
Denise Wanchulak is the Executive Assistant and Office Coordinator at Carbon Management Canada (CMC) and has been a crucial member of our team since 2019.