Dr. Staub-French is a Professor of Civil Engineering and the Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of British Columbia. She received her BS in Civil Engineering from Santa Clara University and her MS and PhD from Stanford University. She is Director of the BIM TOPiCS Lab where she leads research focused on understanding and improving best practices for the delivery of sustainable building construction projects through effective and collaborative use of building information modeling (BIM).
John Metras is Associate Vice-President, Facilities at the University of British Columbia.
John and his team are responsible for the planning, development and operation of institutional facilities and utilities infrastructure at UBC, collaborating with campus stakeholders to provide great spaces for learning, research and campus life. John has over 20 years of experience in facilities development and operations including his previous positions as Managing Director, Infrastructure Development and Director, Plant Operations at UBC.
He has played an integral role in helping UBC evolve into a global leader in sustainability, working on a wide range of initiatives including the Campus as a Living Lab program, the 20-Year Sustainability Strategy, LEED Platinum and Gold certified building projects and the development of the Brock Commons Tall Wood student residence. John has a Bachelor of Engineering Science from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.
Trevor is a customer focused, visionary, servant leader with over 25 years of success focusing on project management, operations and maintenance in the Oil and Gas, Construction, Telecommunications and the Industrial Services industries.
Coupled with extensive upstream Oil and Gas operations and maintenance knowledge with companies like Shell; Trevor also brings critical software global implementation experience with Schneider Electric focused on the world’s leading mid-stream Oil and Gas companies.
His experience in implementing and supporting software adoption in best in class organizations will help VEERUM deliver its digital solution to a transforming industry.
Trevor’s Success Formula: Engaged employees focused on delivering an epic customer experience will always exceed business objectives.