Executive DirectorDerwyn L. Reuber, BASc
Derwyn Reuber is the Executive Director at CCIL. Previously he served on CCIL's Board of Directors and on CCIL's Ethics Committee. As a former Vice-President of Intertek Testing Services and its Canadian predecessor, Warnock Hersey, Mr. Reuber has been actively involved for over 40 years in geotechnical engineer, construction materials testing, consumer product testing and certification, and risk management.
Board of Directors
Alnoor (Al) Nathoo
Al Nathoo, P. Eng., is Vice President, Greater Toronto Operations and past President of Peto MacCallum Ltd., and is responsible for all geotechnical, geoenvironmental and inspection and testing work undertaken by PML in the Greater Toronto Area. He is a principal materials engineering consultant with 37 years of professional experience specializing in evaluation of asphaltic concrete, Portland cement concrete and other construction materials. Mr. Nathoo is currently the President of the Board of Directors at CCIL.
David Hope has been active in the environmental laboratory business for 30 years and is a recognized expert in the analysis of trace organic pollutants. He is a founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Rim Laboratories, an environmental lab specializing in the ultra-trace analysis of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). He is the Past President of CCIL and former First Vice Chair of the Canadian Environment Industry Association (2001-2003).
Blair Colquhoun is the President of Paracel Laboratories Ltd., a full service environmental and indoor air quality laboratory company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has served as a CCIL Director for 2 years, including time as the Chairman of the Environmental/Life Sciences Division. He is currently Secretary-Treasurer of CCIL.
Michael Maher, Ph.D., is a Principal and Senior Pavement Design and Materials Engineer with Golder Associates, based in their Greater Toronto Area office in Whitby, Ontario. He has over 30 years of consulting and design experience in providing engineering services mainly for highway networks and airports. Mr. Maher is currently a Director of the Geotechnical and Construction Materials Division at CCIL.
Jeff Pike is the Director of Eastern Canada Operations for ALS Environmental, one of the largest environmental testing firms in the world. Mr. Pike has worked in the environmental field for over 35 years and has been actively involved in environmental engineering, field sampling and laboratory operations/management. He presently holds the position of Vice President of CCIL.
Mr. Craig Baskin is the Founder and Principal of Baskin Associates Technical Services Ltd. Mr. Baskin has over 30 years experience in the design, testing and inspection of construction materials and has designed and built materials testing laboratories throughout western Canada. Over the past 15 years, Mr. Baskin has become an industry specialist in the design; implementation and auditing of ISO based Quality Management Systems.
Dog Cox, P. Eng. FEC, is a Vice President and Senior Associate based in Edmonton, Alberta , with AMEC Environment and Infrastructure, one of the world's leading environmental and engineering consulting organizations. Mr. Cox has over 40 years of design, consulting, and management experience and is a recently named director to the CCIL Board.
Randy Neumann, B. Sc., is the General Manager, Alberta and currently Vice President of Western Canada Operations at Exova Canada Inc. He has worked in the environmental field for over 30 years. Mr. Neumann is the Director of the Environmental and Life/Sciences Division at CCIL.
Gibert G. McIntee, P. Eng., is the Director at St. Lawrence Testing & Inspection Co. Ltd. He is the chairman of many Laboratory Certification Committees throughout Canada and has received two Recognition Awards for leadership and dedication to service to the Independent Testing Industry. Mr. McIntee is the chairman of the Geotechnical and Construction Materials Division at CCIL.
Barry Loescher, Ph. D., is the Quality Systems Specialist at Maxxam Analytics where he has been since 2006. He has 30 years experience in environmental analysis, environmental regulations, laboratory management, business development, and quality assurance. Mr. Loescher is currently the Chairman of the Environmental/Life Sciences Division at CCIL.
Stephen Walker, P. Eng., is a Principal with the Paterson Group in Ottawa, Ontario, and manages the Materials Testing Division in the Ottawa and North Bay offices. He has over 35 years of experience in the areas of asphalt, concrete and soils, and has provided expert testimony for numerous litigation cases, OMB hearings and environmental tribunals. Mr. Walker is a founding Director of CCIL, and represents CCIL on various committees, notably the Concrete Certification Committee and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's Cost Recovery Advisory Group.
Gordon H. Leaman
Gordon H. Leaman, P.Eng., is a Senior Materials Engineer with over 25 years of experience with Stantec Consulting Ltd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Gordon has managed one of the largest private concrete testing and research laboratories in Eastern Canada and provides consulting services to a wide variety of clients in various sectors including other offices of Stantec in Canada and the United States. He has been involved in numerous laboratory and field investigations on alkali aggregate reactivity, concrete durability, and high performance concrete. Gordon has been involved in specialty consulting to the Hibernia gravity-based structure as well as the recent concrete mixture development for the Hebron GBS.He completed the laboratory investigations associated with all mixture designs for the Confederation Bridge, the largest bridge over ice covered water. He has been involved in various roof and building envelope system reviews for both existing and new construction including evaluation of moisture ingress issues using thermography and cut tests.
For over 15 years Gordon has volunteered as the chair of the Plant Certification and Technical Committee for the Atlantic Concrete Association.He is past president and board member of ACI International Atlantic Chapter as well as the Design and Construction Institute of Nova Scotia.Gordon is a voting member of the technical committee for CSA Standards A23.1 and A23.2 (committee chair).He also represents the consulting community on Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewals' technical committee on concrete.