Board of Directors

Lieutenant General (Ret) Jeffrey W. Talley

Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, CHAIR

Jeffrey is the Founder and Principal of The P3i Group LLC, a management consulting firm that brings together people, technology, and solutions from across government, business, not-for-profit, and academia. Prior to joining The P3i Group, he was a Vice President and Global Fellow at IBM. His military service culminated in 2012 when he was appointed by the President of the U.S. to a four-year term as the 32nd Chief of Army Reserve & Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Command. He has held academic appointments at USC, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, SMU, and Notre Dame. He holds a PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon and an Executive MBA from Oxford. He is also a registered Professional Engineer (PE), a Board-Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) in Sustainability, and a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (DWRE).

Ian Murray Macdonald

M.Sc., P.Geo., EP (CEA)

Ian is a professional geoscientist and certified environmental auditor, with a comprehensive understanding of the professional service sector. Ian is a valued board member, having worked with BluMetric and its affiliates for more than 34 years in the earth science and auditing fields. He was Director of WESA UK and a Director for the WESA Group Inc. He is currently a client manager and project manager for multiple sites, in multiple jurisdictions across Canada, in the areas of contaminant hydrogeology and remediation, source water protection, waste management and management systems. He is a Past President of the PGO (Professional Geoscientists Ontario).

Scott A. MacFabe

PHg, PG

Scott is CEO of BluMetric. He is a seasoned business leader and hydrogeologist who holds both professional hydrogeology and geology accreditations. Prior to joining BluMetric as CEO, Scott was President and COO of the Industrial and Environmental Division of a large California-based environmental consulting company. Previously, he was a Partner and Director at Malcolm Pirnie. During Scott’s tenure at that firm, it was merged with a large international publicly traded consultancy in 2009. Scott was responsible for integrating the existing industrial consulting business with the new firm while leading Canadian operations and holding the position of Executive VP of North American Strategic Initiatives. From 1985 to 2002, he was a Senior Hydrogeologist and Officer at Dames and Moore.

Ian Mor Macdonald

CA/CPA; MBA, Hon B.Comm

Ian is a Founder and Managing Director of Tricapital Solutions Inc., a boutique merchant bank and consultancy firm providing strategic business development and capital markets advice to mid-sized private and public companies. Mr. Macdonald and Tricapital have raised over $500 million in capital for client companies and have restructured, bought, sold and co-invested behind dozens of companies. Prior to starting Tricapital Solutions Mr. Macdonald worked in senior roles at both Bacardi International and PwC. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Ontario, a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and a past member of the Restructuring Association of Canada and the Venture Capital Association of Canada. Mr. Macdonald is past Chair of the Board of Empire Industries Limited, a TSX-listed company, Past Chair of the Canadian Professional Sales Association and is currently Chair of MI Petro (Services) Inc, a construction and service company.

Wanda Richardson

MAES, RPP (Ret.)

Wanda Richardson holds a Masters in Environmental Planning and is currently an independent business development advisor to private firms. She previously held the position of Vice President Federal Services with AECOM Canada where she served on the Canadian Executive. She successfully developed and led the Federal infrastructure and indigenous portfolios in Canada achieving exponential growth year over year. Wanda has also held senior leadership positions at Hatch, the University of Waterloo and Region of Waterloo. She has specific success in partnership development leveraging the capital and expertise of the private sector to achieve public outcomes. She is a Registered Professional Planner (Ret.), member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, and is an active mentor of students, women and young professionals. She is currently a Board Director with Soroptimist Foundation of Canada and Monica Place. Previously she was a Board Director with the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), Chair of the Urban Transportation Council, and recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from TAC.