Board members


Lucie Parrot, President/ Président
Company:
Tel: 514-683-3437
Fax:
lucie@martin-parrot.com
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Lucie Parrot is an industrial engineer and has owned Martin Parrot for the last 24 years. She has significant expertise in the Value Management where she is involved in facilitation of value studies; she has facilitated more than 300 workshops across Canada and internationally. She is a Certified Value Specialist and a Fellow of SAVE international. She also teaches value engineering at McGill University in Montreal and at Université de la Valeur in Geneva.  Her clients are in different fields such as mining, manufacturing, rail, water and wastewater treatment, bridges, highways, city infrastructures, but also in software as well as process development and optimization studies or organizational development.  
Mushtaq Rabbi, Past President/ Président précédent
Company: The City of Calgary, Website
Tel: 403-888-7895
Fax: --
Mushtaq.Rabbi@calgary.ca
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Mushtaq Rabbi is an architect, a Registered Professional Planner (RPP), a Certified Value Specialist (CVS®) and a licensed trainer of Value Methodology, accredited by SAVE International, USA. He is a certified PRINCE2® Practitioner and a Management of Risk (M_o_R®) Practitioner by AXELOS, UK. His professional career spans over 25 years both in the public and the private sectors. 

Mushtaq's Value Management experience covers application in programs, projects and strategic plans for water/ wastewater and conveyance systems, waste management infrastructure, flood and storm water management systems, integrated civic and emergency facilities, transit and transportation infrastructure.

Instrumental in developing, establishing and running the Value Management program of one of the largest municipalities in Canada, he has also led, organized, coordinated and facilitated Value Management sessions for large infrastructure programs and projects. Results have been delivering effective solutions to serve citizens and stakeholders and assuring public officials of consideration of “value for money” options, while offering over a billion dollars (cumulative) of anticipated investment and expense avoidances or deferrals.

Mushtaq holds a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) and a Master's degree in Urban Planning from McGill University, Montreal. He has been on the Board of Value Analysis Canada since 2011.

Azzeddine Oudjehane, VP Finance
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azzeddine.oudjehane@sait.ca
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Dr. Azzeddine Oudjehane has over 20 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary projects in R&D, business innovation and market development working with various stakeholders from Academia, Government and Industry. Azzeddine holds graduate degrees in both Applied Science and Business Administration.

He is the Principal of AZZO Consulting and is currently teaching construction project management courses at SAIT. In 2012, Azzeddine joined the first undergraduate BSc in Construction Project Management in Canada. Azzeddine strives through teaching excellence to train the next generation of construction project managers in Alberta and Canada, while developing scholarly applied research that meets the needs of the Alberta industries.

In 2014, Azzeddine was elected to the Board of Directors of the Alberta Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council, where he led various green building initiatives across Alberta, including the 1st Green School Summit in Canada held in Calgary in September 2015. Azzeddine has continuously advocated the benefits of sustainable construction inside the classroom at SAIT preparing the next generation of leaders in construction. He has also led and supported various applied research projects demonstrating the feasibility and value of sustainable practices in construction and deconstruction. One of his current research emphases is on bringing innovative and energy efficient and sustainable construction methods to Alberta. He also collaborates and continues supporting the Unmanned Aerial Systems research team at SAIT with a focus on the various applications and implications of UAVs, in construction project management.

With over 50 publications and presentations at international conferences, Dr. Oudjehane serves in various journal review committees and has chaired sessions at conferences. In the past year, he gave several presentations and keynotes on the role of innovation for sustainable construction practices.

Narinder Bubbar, Director/membre du conseil
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Narinder.Bubbar@calgary.ca
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Narinder Bubbar, P. Eng., PMP, VMA
Narinder is a Professional Engineer with a unique focus in the fields of Value Management and Project Management.  He has over 20 years of experience managing public infrastructure. In his current role with The City of Calgary, he is responsible for the Corporate Project Management Office as well as internal consulting to the PM Community.  Narinder has been involved in Value Management since 2012 and is a certified Value Methodology Associate (VMA) as well as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
 

Tammy Dow, Director/membre du conseil
Company: AECOM, Website
Tel: 519.650.8656
Fax: 519.650.3424
tammy.dow@aecom.com
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Tammy Dow, M.Sc.E., P.Eng., CVS is a Project Manager and Certified Value Specialist (CVS) with over 15 years of experience in highway preliminary design, transportation planning, traffic engineering and value engineering for both the private and public sectors. Over the last 8 years, Ms. Dow has served as the Project Manager and Assistant VE Team Leader on numerous Value Engineering and Functional Performance Specification (FPS) Studies. Several of these involved projects with construction value of $100M to $1.6 Billion. Many of these studies have involved the management and coordination of very large multi-disciplinary VE Teams (e.g. 20-40 VE Team members). Several of the VE Studies undertaken by Ms. Dow have also included a parallel cost and schedule risk assessment which she also managed and coordinated. Ms. Dow received her Certified Value Specialist certification from SAVE International in 2011. She is a member of both SAVE International and the Value Analysis Canada (VAC). She has served on the VAC Board of Directors since 2007 and also served as the 2008 VAC Conference Chair. Since 2011, Ms. Dow has been a Professor of VE for Conestoga College's Architecture and Facility Management Program. Ms. Dow received an award in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the advancement of Value Management and support of the VAC at the 2012 VAC conference. Ms. Dow has a National Charrette Institute (NCI) System Training Certificate as well as the NCI Charrette Management and Facilitation Certificate.
steVE Holmes, Director/membre du conseil
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Tel: (289) 214-3022
Fax:
steVEholmes4VM@outlook.com
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SteVE is an experienced VM specialist and facilitator who grew MTO's VE program into the most successful public agency VE program in Canada.  He has applied Value Analysis,  Risk Analysis, and Decision Analysis techniques to infrastructure, strategic planning, policy, and decision support. He has been recognized within government and by Value Societies for his accomplishments in innovation, risk analysis and value management.

Andréanne Martin, Director/membre du conseil
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andreannemartin@hotmail.com
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Amin Sarang, Director/membre du conseil
Company: Smart Phase One Corp.(SPO)
Tel: (647) 528-7711
Fax:
amin.sarang@gmail.com
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Amin Sarang is PhD of Civil Engineering of Sharif University of Technology and DBA of Tehran University as well as frequent research associate at UBC. He holds MOD I & II and VMA certificates from SAVE-International. Moreover, he has professional licence of PEO & APEGNB.

Amin has almost 20 years experience in Civil projects and mostly around 15 years extensive experiences in promoting Value Engineering & Value Planning in his home country as well as Canada by educating and training of more than 2000 professional experts especially in municipality of Tehran, ministry of road and urban planning, metro lines, water, energy & environment management sectors, in cross country. Also he is leading many value engineering workshops to optimize and increase value index of mega projects. Since its implementation of Value Engineering method has achieved implemented savings almost $600 Million.

Amin is Founder and Member of Board, Kurit Omran Ariana (KOA) Eng. Corp.,(2011- 2018) and managing many mega mixed used urban projects including commercial, hospitality, office, residential and entertainment as a project manager. He also lead many big multi-disciplinary teams with a total Gross Floor Area of around 2 million sqm (e.g. a big development project in city of Tehran 1001 cities including theme park, shopping mall, water park with 1.2 million sqm). Amin has worked with the best international consultants in Europe and Middle East and extensively managed their contracts among the different stakeholders to achieve the desired deliverables. The recent project was to organize an international architectural and urban planning paid competition for NIGC- Gas Urban Village including head office, gas museum, conventional center and hotel. The Gross Floor Area (GFA) of that project is around 380,000 sqm.

Amin is now principal of Smart Phase One (SPO) Corp. and freelance consultant, and focusing on initial phase of civil projects since he thinks the most failure of any big projects happen in initial phase rather other life cycle phases and VE can help the client and all stakeholders to prevent this issue.

Amin with his wife and daughter are living in Canada (NB,ON) since 2013. He would like to promote VE in Canada extensively.

Paul Scarbrough, Director/membre du conseil
Company: Brock University - The Goodman School of Business
Tel: 905 688 5550 x3915
Fax:
pscarbrough@brocku.ca
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Professor Scarbrough has been at Brock since 1995 and has held several positions in the Faculty of Business. Prior appointments include Boston University and Bentley University. International teaching experience includes Waseda University [Tokyo] and Linnaeus University [Sweden].

Rakesh Shreewastav, Director/membre du conseil
Company: METROLINX
Tel: (416) 562-6034
Fax:
rakeshka@hotmail.com
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Rakesh currently works for Metrolinx, an agency of the Government of Ontario.   Previously, he worked for the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario for over 13 years. Rakesh has served on the Council of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), board of Engineers Canada and was appointed to the board of The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL), as part of the recent Governor in Council (GIC) appointments made by the Government of Canada. 

Rakesh also served as the membership director of the Greater Michigan Chapter of SAVE International and has been involved in the Value Society SAVE International. 

Sarah Tatcher, Director/membre du conseil
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Sarah.thatcher@snclavalin.com
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Sarah is a highly experienced project manager with an engineering background who has moved into Risk Management. She has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, 15 of which have been with Faithful+Gould. In 2017 SNC purchased the Atkins group of which Faithful+Gould is a part. Sarah is a certified Project Management professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), both through the Project Management Institute, a LEED Green Associate, and a Value Methodology Associate (VMA), through SAVE International. The VMA indicates that she is well versed in Value Engineering and Management. Sarah has a broad spectrum of Public & Prviate Sector project experience. Excellent at communication at all levels, Sarah is an excellent facilitator of workshops with experience in both risk and VE.