Our Team
Our Team

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Mark Dias

MBA, PMP
Mark Dias is a Senior Management Consultant in Blue Monarch Management’s Calgary office.

As a Senior Advisor in program management, business transformation and project development, Mark is a creative strategist with a high proficiency with information technology, data architecture and visualizations, machine learning and artificial intelligence – collectively progressive technologies that can disrupt and improve organizations and industries. He is a strategic thinker who has successfully delivered large, complex information technology projects that include hardware, software and infrastructure deliverables across a diverse array of business sectors.

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Jorge Gonzalez
MBA
Jorge Gonzalez is a Senior Management Consultant in Blue Monarch Management’s Toronto office.

As a business professional with broad experience in the government sector, with startups and incubators and in economic development, Jorge brings a deep understanding to navigating the complexities of international trade. His background in Latin America, the US, Canada and Europe gives Jorge unique insights to our clients’ international business opportunities. His experience in ideation, business modeling, planning, and financing solutions has supported companies in the scale-up and expansion phases of internationalization and exporting projects. His world view and understanding of different cultures is an important bridge for clients wishing to conduct business abroad. Jorge is a natural networker and relationship builder with a strong focus on entrepreneurship and transformative technologies.

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Chelsey Hillier
P.Geol
Chelsey Hillier is a Management Consultant in Blue Monarch Management’s Calgary office.

With an extensive history of success in the international energy sector, Chelsey brings to her new client engagements a strong technical background coupled with solid project management and financial analysis skills. Her success in leading agile development teams results from her data-driven approach to the business case at hand. She is intellectually curious, deeply analytical, and brings a passion for AI and machine learning-based analytical modelling. A thoughtful and collaborative team-member, Chelsey continues to demonstrate to her clients a strong ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization including decision-makers, working interest partners, technical teams, field staff and industry experts.

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Jeff Peterson
MBA, CMC
Jeff Peterson is Blue Monarch Management’s Chief Executive Officer.

As an Executive Advisor specializing in enterprise strategy, governance, corporate planning and profitability, Jeff is inspired by innovation and disruption. He is a student of change, particularly how it is amplified through the principle known as the Butterfly Effect. With a strong foundation in science, and an MBA specializing in human capital strategy, Jeff practices Adaptive Leadership and works with organizations to guide them through evolutionary, adaptive, and transformative change. He has a deep commitment to diversity and business ethics and is widely recognized for building relationships and empowering clients and partners. Jeff’s client engagements have spanned the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors across a wide range of industries.

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David Ruhlen
MBA
David Ruhlen is the Marketing Leader for Blue Monarch Management.

Drawing on his extensive experience in both business development and operations, David oversees our commitment to creating a truly meaningful, higher order experience for all stakeholders of Blue Monarch Management, adding inspiration and creativity to our brand and client engagement. He is fascinated by change and the possibilities of the future, and is intrigued by the interrelationships among organizations, society and the natural world. He applies an unrelenting focus on the “why” of Blue Monarch’s brand that ensures we remain true to our vision. A thoughtful and strategic thinker, David is a keen advocate of an exceptional customer experience in all of Blue Monarch’s interactions with its partners and clients.

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Alan Samchek
P. Eng
Alan Samchek is a Business Development Leader for Blue Monarch Management’s Calgary office.

With an extensive engineering and corporate background in mid-stream energy transportation, and as a regulator in Alberta’s energy sector, Alan brings a deep understanding of that industry’s challenges and opportunities. He has recently expanded his focus to the clean tech, alternative energy, forestry, mining and agriculture sectors. Alan is a forthright advocate for our clients' needs and works tirelessly to create a fantastic engagement experience. He is eager to understand our clients’ business issues and is intent on ensuring the best outcomes on their behalf. Inquisitive and courageous, Alan’s strong commitment to customer satisfaction is evidenced by his caring and collaborative approach to team solutioning.

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Mark van der Meer
BSc
Mark van der Meer is a Senior Management Consultant in Blue Monarch Management’s Calgary office.

As a Senior Advisor in science and technology, Mark breaks down complex problems through critical inquiry, analysis, process design and automation. He applies LEAN & Six Sigma practices to build visibility into client operations and financial performance. He specializes in Dynamic Business Process Modeling to drive organizational efficiencies and cost savings through automation and optimization, and his methodology combines deep critical analysis with innovation and constant iteration. His experience in large consulting engagements spans the globe, and he has delivered complex design projects in a wide variety of industries. A scientist at heart, Mark consistently leaves his clients and partners more knowledgeable and confident in their continuous operational performance.
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