Corporate Management Team

Denis Wiart, P.Eng
President / General Manager

Denis has been a principal of ECO-Technica Inc. since 2001 and is the President and General Manager.  He is a strong communicator and leader with eighteen years experience in mechanical engineering, quality assurance, and project management.  Denis’ area specialities include utility, chemical, water, and power related projects as well as pressure equipment and system design.

Denis is a dedicated father and enjoys various activities including skiing, camping, swimming, golfing, curling, and adventure riding.  Denis is a member of the Sherwood Park Rotary Club where he is a co-chair for international projects.

Ian Park, P.Eng
Vice President, Manager, Civil / Structural Engineering

Ian joined ECO-Technica Inc. in 2004 to develop the civil / structural engineering group, and became a principal of the company in 2005.  Ian has 24 years of hands-on experience in engineering design, construction engineering, plant engineering, engineering management, and project management.  His diverse experience ranges across many industries and provides a well-founded ability to complete many conventional and unusual projects.  Ian’s special interests include safety systems, specialty equipment, and finite element and dynamic analysis.

Away from work, Ian enjoys motorized and non-motorized outdoor recreation with his family and friends, including hiking, mountain biking, camping, skiing, ATVs, and snowmobiling.

Ken Blake, CMA, MFM, CFP
Chief Financial Officer

Ken is a Certified Management Accountant with more than 17 years of financial and administration management experience. In his role as CFO, Ken oversees all finance and accounting aspects of the company, and leads the corporate administration team. Prior to joining ECO-Technica Inc. in 2008, Ken held senior management positions at KPMG and a publicly-traded oilfield services company.

Ken supplements his strong technical background and extensive experience in owner-managed business environments with knowledge in the areas of securities, corporate finance, and financial planning. As part of his continuous pursuit of professional development, Ken has completed the Canadian Securities Course and obtained a designation as a Certified Financial Planner. In 2012, Ken was awarded a Master of Financial Management Degree (University of Alberta).

When he’s not at work, Ken enjoys baseball, curling, hockey, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

David Kwok, P.Eng, M.Eng
Manager of Mechanical Engineering

David is a Mechanical Engineer with more than ten years of experience in design, project management, and plant maintenance. He holds two graduate degrees – Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (2003) and Master of Engineering in Engineering Management (2010).  David’s experience includes project management, bid evaluations, shutdown work, piping analysis, finite element analysis, vessel design, equipment specification development, and equipment selection. He has experience working with P&IDs, material takeoffs, pipe and valve specifications, ABSA requirements and various ASME Codes.  David is registered as a Design Engineer pursuant to the requirements of CSA Standard B620.

Shaun Jones, P.Eng.
Manager of Electrical Engineering/Instrumentation & Controls

Shaun is an Electrical Engineer and has been with ECO-Technica Inc. since 2006.  He has a broad range of experience in across many industries, and has worked in several capacities from design engineer to plant engineer, and now manages the Electrical and I&C groups.  Shaun’s experiences include control system upgrades, DCS and HMI programming, PLC programming, low voltage power distribution, motor controls, and electric heat tracing.

Away from the office, Shaun balances his time between his family and several sports teams and outdoor activities.

Richard Holley, CET, PMP
Senior Project Manager

Richard is a Senior Project Manager and has been with ECO-Technica Inc. since 2007.  His project experience of over 20 years started with an estimating/project coordination role for a General Contractor, then progressed to project management roles with Engineering and Owner’s organizations.  At ECO-Technica Inc., Richard manages projects, mentors fellow project managers/coordinators, and guides in-house project management processes.

Away from work, Richard is a husband and father of three children and enjoys family vacations, watersports/motorsports, and numerous hobbies and interests.