Prior to Strata Engineering, Al served as a district manager of a large financial firm, a project manager and a director of business development for an IT start-up as well as several other executive positions. He holds an MBA in Strategic Management and Finance from the University of Derby, England. Al’s background and experience allowed him lead and to establish Strata Engineering as a reputable company and successfully penetrate a saturated market.
Alex specializes in building envelope enclosure and structural consulting. With more than 25 years of experience in the field of building science, Alex has a wide range of experience in civil engineering, mechanical engineering and geotechnical engineering. This experience includes building envelope design, structural design, both residential and commercial, construction quality assurance, feasibility studies, cost estimates, failure analysis, and environmental studies.
As the operations manager, Yang specializes in coordinating the various teams within the firm. Yang has worked in the real-estate industry for over six years and brings with him experience in management, team leadership, finance and project management. He has served on the board of the Real Estate Institute of Vancouver. He also has practical experience in research and development. Yang attended the University of British Columbia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science. He is fluent in English, French and Mandarin.
Gheorghe’s 30 years of experience within the building science discipline and analytical approach makes him a valuable asset to any project he undertakes. During the years Gheorghe has worked on some of the largest buildings around Vancouver and continues to lead the industry with his comprehensive approach.
Valentin is a Canadian industry leader and pioneer in the field of structural engineering. He has over 45 years of hands on structural engineering experience, has written more than 120 research papers within the structural discipline, and has taught and lectured the next generation of engineers. Valentin acts as a structural specialist for projects involving structural design and brings unique research experience that allows Strata Engineering to continue to lead the field in innovation and experience.
As a Senior Project Manager Mikhail ensures our clients are provided with the most professional service and our largest projects progress on time and on budget. Mikhail has extensive project management experience, having previously overseen projects for developers, the Canadian Department of National Defense and other major engineering companies. Mikhail has a background in both theoretical and applied science as well as business, having studied at the University of Western Ontario, University of British Columbia, and Trinity Western University. He brings large project management, finance, customer relations, and analytical experience. Mikhail has a great track record of work with developers, contractors, strata corporations and property managers. He resides in Tsawwassen with his wife and three children.
As a Project Engineer, Matthew performs project management and building inspections to ensure compliance to building codes and safety standards. Matthew graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Civil Engineering. He has worked in the industrial construction sector as a project manager, as well as in the public sector in northern Canada.
Igor is a senior project manager with over 30 years of experience in building envelope, geotechnical and new construction projects. Igor’s extensive experience allows him to direct, plan, and oversee some of the largest and most complex projects in the industry. Igor specializes in the project and construction management of Strata Engineering’s large multi-unit residential and commercial new construction and restoration projects.
With a decade of experience in Vancouver’s building science field, Kira brings a wealth of operations knowledge to Strata Engineering. In addition to day-to-day administrative and project administrative tasks, she is responsible for coordination, process management documentation.
David’s extraordinary attention to detail and technical writing experience, combining with his background in the building science discipline and steel structural design, makes him a valuable asset for any project he is involved in. His experience also includes field work, baseline property and building envelope condition assessments, leak investigations, preparation of specifications and building envelope remediation projects. David is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Chil has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with over 15 years of experience within the construction and building science discipline. His experience includes but not limited to: construction site supervision and quality assurance, AutoCAD drafting and Design, preparation of cost estimates, specifications, construction documents and budget analysis.
With over 20 years of experience Elena applied her skills into creating design for various projects ranging from large airport terminals and high-rises to smaller multifamily strata buildings. Elena has worked with most prestigious architectural companies in Vancouver and currently leading the design team of Strata Engineering. Elena’s passion for designing and her high attention to detail reflects in every project she worked on. In Elena’s creative design she seamlessly weaves together many styles, creates spaces and images with mixture of simple and elegant forms. The extravagance and juxtaposition of different creative elements in her projects is what sets her apart and creates her own unforgettable style.
Bill has over 30 years of experience as a CFO and a Controller from multi-divisional environments to single, owner-operator small businesses. Bill never shies away from a challenge, and looks forward to the most difficult of situations. Bill brings expertise in Controllership, accounting and financial reporting, financial analysis, projections and budgeting. Bill is the power that drives Strata Engineering to be price competitive for clients. Bill has his Honours Masters of Finance degree and achieved his CGA professional designation.
Leah is a true Vancouverite, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design at the University of British Columbia. Leah’s education, extraordinary attention to detail, multitasking and communication abilities as well as her experience with drafting, makes her a valuable addition to any project. Leah is permanently looking to improve and expand her knowledge within the building science discipline.
An is originally from Edmonton and moved to Vancouver where she graduated from BCIT with a Diploma of Technology, Architectural and Building Engineering. An has large experience with remedial design for existing buildings as well as new construction. She is very punctual and detail oriented.