Management Team

Meet The Management

The management team orchestrates the strategic vision and day-to-day operations of our organization. Comprised of dedicated professionals, they lead by example, fostering a culture of innovation, customer-centricity, and operational excellence.

Their responsibilities encompass a spectrum of functions, from strategic planning to hands-on oversight, ensuring the seamless execution of our commitments and the sustained growth of our company.

COrporate Management Team

Alex Chau

Assistant Controller

Alex Chau

Assistant Controller

Alex joined KBL in 2022, and he is committed to supporting all finance related functions and goals within KBL, helping bridge the gap between operations and finance.

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Elize Erasmus

IT Controller

Elize Erasmus

IT Controller

Elize is a Professional Accountant and Business Analyst at KBL Environmental.

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Nikki Eulette

Corporate Controller

Corporate Controller

Corporate Controller

Nikki is a dynamic finance professional with approximately twenty (20) years of experience in Auditing and Accounting.

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Nicole Goulet

Manager, People and Culture

Nicole Goulet

Manager, People and Culture

Nicole Goulet has been KBL’s Human Resources Business Partner since 2020 and brings an enthusiastic, personable, and collaborative approach to our organization.

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OPERATIONS Management Team

Brett Armstrong

Operations Manager,
Utilities

Brett Armstrong

Operations Manager,
Utilities

Brett began his construction career in the oilfield as an instrumentation tech then transitioned to the telecom industry.

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Andrew Clark

Operations Manager,
Logistics

Andrew Clark

Operations Manager,
Logistics

Andrew is a logistics professional with more than 18 years of experience.

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Jason Cyr

Area Manager,
Southern Alberta

Jason Cyr

Area Manager,
Southern Alberta

Jason is an Area Manager for the KBL Southern AB projects group and has over 25 years of Environmental Industry experience.

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James Driscoll

Area Manager,
Northern Alberta

James Driscoll

Area Manager,
Northern Alberta

James a management professional with 14 years of experience years in upstream oil & gas across Western Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

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Neil MacDonald

Area Manager,
Mid-Canada

Neil MacDonald

Area Manager,
Mid-Canada

Neil has spent his entire 22-year career in the environmental and waste industry.

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Alan McCarthy

Area Manager,
Pacific

Alan McCarthy

Area Manager,
Pacific

Mr. McCarthy has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.

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Meet The Leadership

The success of our organization is our people. We have grown our vision and built our reputation by recruiting the right people who are forward-thinkers and are committed to customer service excellence.

Our Leadership Team works both behind-the-scenes and in the field to ensure we not only meet but exceed customer expectations.

Alex Chau

Assistant Controller

As KBL’s Assistant Controller, Alex is committed to supporting all finance related functions and goals within KBL, helping bridge the gap between operations and finance.

Alex brings with him 10+ years of experience in Accounting and Project Controls within the Oil and Gas sector, with a proven track record of success in budgeting, forecasting, change management, reporting, variance analysis, revenue recognition, and risk management for portfolio projects of various sizes. Alex has full-cycle project accounting and controls experience managing a broad project portfolio in the commercial and industrial realms, working for both private and publicly traded corporations.

Alex joined KBL in 2023 as the Assistant Controller. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta School of Business and has been a professional member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta since 2015.

Elize Erasmus

Manager, Information Systems

Elize is a Professional Accountant and Business Analyst at KBL Environmental. Originally hailing from South Africa, Elize values efficiency and innovation, and is responsible for keeping KBL at the cutting edge of financial and operational technology.

In her free time, Elize enjoys photography and choral singing.

Nikki Eulette

Corporate Controller

Nikki Eulette is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master’s in Business Administration.

Nikki is a dynamic finance professional with approximately twenty (20) years of experience in Auditing and Accounting. Her expertise includes financial planning, analysis and reporting, external audits, project planning and execution, treasury management, consolidation, mergers and acquisitions, International Financial Reporting Standards, external financing arrangements, and Regulatory reporting. She has a passion for people development and process improvements while supporting business strategy and senior executives.  In her past roles, she made immeasurable contributions to the strategic growth of the Group of Companies and streamlined the Finance functions supported.

She is passionate about travelling, family time and has a passion for people development.

Nicole Goulet

Manager, People and Culture

Nicole Goulet has been KBL’s Human Resources Business Partner since 2020 and brings an enthusiastic, personable, and collaborative approach to our organization. Before joining KBL, Nicole worked with all Canadian jurisdictions in various industries including construction, geomatics, agriculture, and horticulture. She holds a Diploma in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Management and has her CPHR.

Nicole collaborates with all levels of our organization to create a positive and productive working environment to streamline processes, drive our culture, and support our people from the front line to leadership.

Brett Armstrong

Brett Armstrong

Operations Manager, Utilities

Brett began his construction career in the oilfield as an instrumentation tech then transitioned to the telecom industry.  Brett learned the industry and helped manage the company for 5 years, then returned to the oilfield to become a consultant and project manager for large-scale gas plant and pipeline builds.  From there he joined a successful Pipeline and Facility construction company as the Operations Manager.

For the past 7 years, he has been growing his knowledge and experience within the Telecom industry. Outside of working with the team at KBL, his passions are spending time with his family, and playing and coaching sports.

Andrew Clark

Operations Manager, Logistics

Andrew has been in the transportation industry for 18 years and has worked all over Alberta in the oil and gas transportation sector hauling fluids and bulk solids. He started at the field level supervising daily operations of vacuum and water trucks, eventually managing the daily operations of fluid, bulk solids, and civil construction in Northern Alberta, along with implementation and management of company health and safety programs. Before coming to KBL Andrew managed all aspects of large-scale aggregate hauls moving 1,000,000 plus tonnes of aggregate annually for heavy civil construction and oil and gas projects across northern Alberta.

Jason Cyr

Area Manager, Southern Alberta

Jason is an Area Manager for the KBL Southern AB projects group and has over 25 years of Environmental Industry experience. Prior to joining KBL Mr. Cyr has previously held the positions of Environmental Consultant for 3 years at Newpark Environmental, Project Manager for 9 years at HAZCO Environmental Services, General Manager for 2 years at Frontline Integrated Services and Area Manager for 11 years at SECURE Energy.

Over his career, Jason has managed a wide variety of projects including Site Assessments, Drilling Waste Disposal, Remediation & Reclamation, Demolition & Abandonment, Pipeline Integrity & Maintenance and Environmental Construction. Jason has managed and supervised projects throughout western Canada within various industries including upstream and downstream Oil & Gas, Industrial, Commercial and Government agencies. 

James Driscoll

Area Manager, Northern Alberta

James embarked on his industry journey in 1995, amassing a wealth of experience over the initial 14 years in upstream oil & gas across Western Canada, the United States, and Mexico. In 2009, he joined a prominent Calgary-based oil and gas services provider with expansive operations in Western Canada. During this period, James assumed pivotal roles, including Site Supervisor, Dredging Superintendent, and General Superintendent, showcasing resourcefulness and diligence in optimizing project outcomes.

 

Over the past 7 years, James has emerged as a leader at both regional and area management levels. His proactive approach involves identifying opportunities, addressing challenges, and offering strategic solutions for current and future clients and partners. Prioritizing the inclusion of indigenous communities, James is committed to advancing KBL’s associations in this regard. His steadfast belief in KBL’s core values guides the trajectory of the Projects division under his leadership.

Neil MacDonald

Area Manager, Mid-Canada

Neil has spent his entire 22-year career in the environmental and waste industry. After obtaining his is Certified Engineering Technologist degree from Red River College Neil began working for a prominent Engineering Consultant as a Field Technologist. Neil was responsible for completing many Phase I, II and III Environmental Site Assessments obtaining his field knowledge of contaminated soil and groundwater. Neil was presented with an opportunity to join a fast-growing Environmental Contractor where he has been able to work his way through the ranks. Starting as a Surveyor, then a Project Coordinator, Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Landfill Development Service Line Manager, and now Area Manager.  Neil has always been able to lean on his field experience, work ethic and thirst for knowledge to always deliver results all while gaining valuable business acumen over the years to always deliver. Neil’s been fortunate to be surrounded by great people who all collectively share the desire to continuously raise the bar and become leader among peers in the industry.

Alan McCarthy

Area Manager, Pacific

Mr. McCarthy has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. Alan specializes in major civil construction, site remediation, industrial demolition, decommissioning and water treatment projects, and has worked in Europe, Australia and North America.