Oil & Gas - Government

Effective solutions to manage mission-critical information

Critical Control Solutions Management


& Directors

George Watson, B.Sc (Eng), MBA., AMP.
Executive Chairman of the Board and Director

Mr. Watson is the former President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TransCanada Pipelines Ltd. He sits on the board of several significant Canadian entities including Esprit Exploration and Queens University.

Alykhan Mamdani, B.Math, LLB, LLM, CMA
President & CEO, Director and Founder

Mr. Mamdani has been integral in the establishment, financing and growth of various technology companies. He is a founder, officer and director of the Softech group of companies, which invest in technology projects.

Brenton Lawther, B.Sc.
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Lawther has over 22 years experience in the oil and gas industry, specializing in technology and gas measurement. He has held senior management positions in Canadian and American operations.

Hashu Remtulla, CMA
Vice President & CFO

Mr. Remtulla has more than 20 years experience in the areas of general accounting, budgeting, strategic planning, management and information systems in a multi company environment.

Willis Groshong, B.Admin., I.S.P.
Executive Vice President - Edmonton Region

Mr. Groshong has been in the Information Technology industry for over 25 years, and is the former President and CEO of the IT services company, GDS & Associates Systems Ltd.

Eric Olsen
VP, Operations (Edmonton Region)

Eric has been with CriticalControl for over 10 years, during which time he has been vital in the growth of our highly successful offering to Alberta’s government and healthcare sectors.

Dennis L. Nerland, B.Sc., MA, LLB
Lead Director

Partner with the law firm of Shea Nerland Calnan since 1990 practising in the areas of tax and trust law. Mr. Nerland is a current and past director of a number of private and public companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Nerland has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Calgary, a Master of Arts degree (economics) from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Science (economics and mathematics) from the University of Calgary. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta.

John Kendall, PhD., FinstP., P.Eng.

John Kendall has worked both in industry and academia. He was previously the Dean of Science at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada from 1989 to 1997. He has acted as a consultant for the Governments of Great Britain, Canada, Alberta, The People's Republic of China as well for the British Admiralty, the World Bank, Revenue Canada, PetroCanada, Imperial Oil, LSI Logic and many other high tech companies. He was a founding member of the Board of LSI Logic of Canada and has been involved in a number of successful start-up ventures. He has won a number of teaching awards, has been awarded 3 patents and has written over 60 refereed papers and 3 books. He is presently Professor Emeritus at The University of Calgary and President of JMK Consulting Ltd.

Thomas Ulrich, B.Sc., M.Ed.

Mr. Ulrich was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Manitoba Teachers' Retirement Allowances Fund, a $2 billion pension fund for teachers in Manitoba from March, 1999 until his retirement in March 2004. Prior to joining the Manitoba Teacher's Retirement Allowances Fund, Mr. Ulrich was the Assistant General Secretary of the Manitoba Teachers' Society where he worked since 1974. Mr. Ulrich holds a Bachelor of Science from Abilene Christian University; Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba and a Masters in Education from the University of Ottawa.

William Hammett, B.Sc.

Mr. Hammett is Vice President of Richmount Petroleum Ltd., a private oil and gas company since July 2003. From May, 2002 to July, 2003, he has also acted as President of a concept company, Web Services Brokerage Inc. He was President and CEO of Apps On The Web Inc., a private developer of infrastructure software for the ASP market from June, 1999 to October, 2001. Mr. Hammett was CEO of Cybersurf Corp. (TSXV: CY) a national internet service provider from December, 1997 to May, 1999. Prior to that, he was Associate Portfolio Manager and Investment Advisor at Canadian Western Capital. His early experience included almost 10 years with Imperial Oil Limited in financial control and reporting positions.
Mr. Hammett is a past director of a number of companies listed on the TSX Venture exchange and several charitable organizations and is currently a director of several private companies.
Mr. Hammett holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is a member of the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Robert McClinton, C.A.

Mr. McClinton was the President and Chief Executive Officer of BMP Energy Systems Ltd. (acquired by the Corporation April 1, 2005) from November 1992 to March 2005. Prior to investing in BMP, Mr. McClinton was the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Turbo Inc. from 1982 to July 1991 during which time he was integral to the design, negotiations and completion of the 1985 and 1988 Financial Reorganizations of Turbo. From 1969 until joining Turbo, Mr. McClinton practiced in the audit sections of Deloitte & Touche in both Northern Ireland and Canada. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in N. Ireland immediately before immigrating to Canada in 1975. Mr. McClinton is a past director of a public corporation listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and several private corporations. Mr. McClinton is a member of the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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