Our Team

Company Leadership

Metro Testing + Engineering’s Management Team, led by President & CEO Robert Gilbert, MBA work closely together to oversee the day-to-day operations of the company.  With a focus on safety, efficiency and excellent service, the Management Team serve as role models for all employees and execute organizational plans in compliance with company policies.

Robert Gilbert, MBA
President & CEO
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.802.0385 O: 604.436.9111

Neil McAskill, AScT
VP & Divisional Director
Metro Concrete Restoration
C: 604.835.7865 O: 604.436.9109

Harry Watson, AScT
Founder
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 778.389.3830 O: 604.436.9111

Darlene Liang, CPA, CMA, B.Comm, BGS
Chief Financial Officer
Metro Testing + Engineering
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Fred Chen, B.Sc., P.Chem.
VP Sales & Business Development
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 778.980.2953 O: 604.436.9111

Marc Varty, BBA (IMM)
Director, Marketing & Business Development
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.312.8609 O: 604.436.9111

Ron Alvaro, AScT
Division Manager, Valley Testing Services
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.866.9296 O: 604.855.6568

Mike Robinson
Division Manager, Northern Geo Testing & Engineering
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 250.793.2453 O: 250.261.6615

Maninder Gill, P.Eng.
Director, Alberta Operations & Major Projects
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.312.9061 O: 604.436.9111

Cengiz Guldemet, P.Eng.
Senior Materials Engineer, Division Manager, Burnaby
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.312.8193 O: 604.436.9111

William (Bill) Toy, P.Eng.
Senior Materials Engineer, Division Manager, Surrey
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.866.9960 O: 604.543.8871

Dave Muir
Division Manager, Shuswap Testing & Engineering
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 250.833.2106 O: 250.803.0248

Greg Ovstaas, P.Eng.
Senior Materials Engineer, Goal Engineering
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 250.920.9007 O: 778.647.2040

Curtis Syrnyk
Concrete Materials Specialist, Division Manager
Metro Concrete Restoration
C: 604.802.0385 O: 604.436.9111

Will Cedzich, P.Eng., P.E., P.G.
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Branch Manager, Sechelt
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.842.8981 O: 604.740.0920

Cliff McNeil
Operations Manager, Kamtech Testing
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 250.318-7025 O: 250.377.8324

Umaakant (Umaa) Narang, P.Eng.
Senior Environmental Engineer, Division Manager, TRI Environmental
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.551.7741 O: 604.436.3384

 Sudesh Sharma
Branch Operation Manager, Metro Testing Whistler
Metro Testing + Engineering
C: 604.698.9112 O: 604.846.0236

Our People

Metro Testing + Engineering hires individuals from North America and abroad; as a company, we value the diversity of our people, we respect their rights, and we provide for a safe, healthy, and secure work environment.  We are continuously adapting to new ideas to make Metro Testing + Engineering a great place to work, where employees strive for excellence in all aspects of their jobs.

Our people comprise an experienced team of advanced engineering talent, innovative technologists, highly-skilled technicians and a competent and dedicated group of operating support staff.  Our employees have purpose, cause, passion and aim to be the best construction Materials Testing and Engineering firm Canada-wide.