Experience You Can Trust

We believe that leadership means having the ability to translate vision into reality. Our leadership team is a group of professionals with years of experience in their designated areas of work. We do everything we can to support each other and give each other the opportunity to do great things.

We embrace our creative innovation and provide each other the freedom, trust, and flexibility for our team to continually and confidently define who Birnie Electric is and will be. Whether in the office or out in the field, our leadership team have a passion for innovative solutions and job excellence as well as a shared commitment to exceed client expectations.

Birnie Management Team

Tim Birnie, P.Eng.

Executive Chairman

Tim is the driving force behind Birnie Electric’s growth as an industry leader in the electrical sector. A graduate of Queen’s University with a BSc Honours in Electrical Engineering, Tim joined the family business in 1981 and became President and Owner in 2001.

Brian Scholz, MBA. P. Eng.

Chief Executive Officer

Brian leads and directs all the Company’s effort to provide safe, practical, and cost-effective solutions to its customers and end-users.  Brian oversees the management team’s direction of the Company’s day-to-day operations and ensures that our in-house engineers, project managers, and forepersons find innovative improvements and efficiencies for all commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential jobs.

Ilona Talab

MBA, CPA, CGA Director of Finance and Administration

Dave Montgomery

Vice President Pre-Construction and Electrical Services

Ekaterina Borshevetskaya

Director Environment, Health, Safety & Human Resources

John Collins

Vice President Operations and Construction

Team Birnie

Anthony Andruszko

Human Resources Administrator

Keith Bayes

Senior Project Manager

Debbie Birnie

Leasing Manager

Gordon Birnie

Junior Estimator

Jim Chandler

Site Superintendent, ME

Dean Cox

Senior Project Manager

Soham Das

M.Eng, PMP, IPD Design Engineer

Kristen Defreitas

Electrical Services Supervisor

Leo Dong

Director of Design & Engineering

Gavin Dunn

Senior Estimator

Roy Ellis-Callow

ME Industrial Project Manager and Estimating

Ali Esmaeilzadeht

Project Coordinator

John Flanagan

Director of Hospital Services & Special Projects

Arati Jadeja

Office Administrator

Madhan Mani

P.Eng, Project Manager and Estimator

Mal Matotek

Project Manager

Stefan Murray

Project Coordinator

Vy Nguyen

Invoicing Clerk

Staphesa Richards

P.Eng., PMP, Project Manager

Mary Ann Strang

Purchasing Manager

Andrew Tang

Operations Manager

Christian Temelkovski

Manager Electrical Services

Scott Truong

P.Eng., Project Manager

Thuy Truong

Accounts Payable

Manny Tusso

Project Coordinator

Antony Pius Vallavanthara

Electrical BIM Lead

Advisory Board

Jeff Kropman

KRO Performance Management

Shankar Narayanan


Tim Smith

P.Eng. MPa Consulting