About Us


As a leading provider of engineering and quality assurance services for the utilities and oil & gas industries, EMB is committed to delivering a service that exceeds our clients' expectations.

We believe in team-oriented solutions. Highly collaborative processes allow our diverse team to utilize a wide range of experience and expertise in meeting our customers' needs and exceeding their expectations.

Formed in 2014, EMB Management Ltd. ("EMB") is a consulting firm providing project development, project execution, engineering, construction management, and construction inspection services to oil and gas and infrastructure clients throughout the world.

EMB's management team has extensive experience in delivering complex oil and gas projects around the world, with a particular focus on construction and operation requirements.

Our approach is based on flexibility and responsiveness. We understand that rapid adaptability is essential in the fast-paced world of project management. As such, we are committed to providing our clients with the vital information they need just when they need it, supporting decision making from project inception to successful completion.

Our experience focuses on concept development, detailed design, construction, and commissioning of projects in the oil and gas utility sectors, particularly pipelines and facilities. But we don't just limit ourselves to specialization, we also focus on leadership. We don't just follow industry trends, we aspire to set them.

In 2021, EMB joined OEC group of energy and infrastructure companies. OEC serves the electricity distribution, infrastructure, energy, and renewable energy generation sectors. With more than 2,000 employees, OEC provides reliable and insightful energy and infrastructure solutions to clients across Canada and beyond. The OEC group of companies offers comprehensive solutions from conception and design to engineering, construction and field services in a wide range of services.

A vital energy RESOURCE for
a Better tomorrow

We understand that the projects we undertake today will have lasting impacts on our world, and we are committed to ensuring these impacts are positive. Our dedication to sustainable practices not only aligns with our corporate responsibility but also paves the way for a future where economic growth and environmental protection coexist.

Commitment with Excellence

Whether in project management, engineering, construction inspection, or project development, we consistently strive to exceed expectations. We set high standards for ourselves and take every step necessary to meet them.


Leadership is ingrained in our corporate DNA. We strive not only to lead in terms of project delivery and customer satisfaction but also to set industry standards and inspire others in our field. We take pride in our ability to navigate challenges, drive change, and achieve excellence.


Innovation fuels our success. By continuously seeking out and adopting advanced technologies and methodologies, we ensure that our clients receive the most efficient, effective, and forward-thinking solutions. We're not content with maintaining the status quo; we aim to redefine it.

Meet our executive team

Eric Larson

General Manager

Eric Larson is a Project Management Professional with over 30 years of experience in the utility industry. Eric Larson has managed large-scale projects in many jurisdictions in Western Canada, including Vancouver Island, mainland British Columbia and Alberta. Eric’s construction and project management-based career gives him a unique focus on the safe installation of underground utility infrastructure.

Kaitlyn Garnier

Senior Manager, Business Services

Kaitlyn has over 14 years of experience with office administration and business services. Prior to EMB, Kaitlyn was a Business Operations Manager at a Health Service company where she oversaw all aspects of facilities management, business expenditures and IT/telecommunication services. She has been with EMB for over 5 years and is responsible for multiple lines of business and helping the senior leadership to grow the efficiency of existing organizational processes and procedures. Kaitlyn holds an English Language and Literature Major from the University of Windsor with a double minor in History and Political Science.

Caroline Jean “Jeannie” Falstead

Director of Indigenous Initiative

Caroline Jean Falstead, citizen of the Namgis First Nation leads EMB’s Indigenous Relations. Jeannie’s previous experience in this area include over 20 years in the utility sector, Gold PAR certification while managing BC Hydro’s Aboriginal Education and Employment Strategy resulting in over 300 local Indigenous hires across a variety of career opportunities, including skilled trades, power line technicians, electricians, and engineers.

Clinton Windhorst

Director of Engineering & PMO

Clinton has over 15 years of experience in the utilities industry ranging from pipeline and facility design, project management, integrity management, standards and quality assurance, field operations, contract management, business strategy, and enterprise contract development through strategic sourcing. Clinton is a Project Management Professional, a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia and Alberta, and holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance.

Samuel Abranques

Director of Technical Services

Samuel is a Welding Engineer with specialization in non-destructive testing. Samuel has 20 years of experience in construction management, quality assurance, and quality control in the oil and gas and industrial sectors. He is a firm believer in safety culture and promoting a safety culture in workplaces. Samuel holds a British Columbia Professional Engineers and Geoscientists License, certifications as a welding inspector in Brazil, Canada, and the US, and as an API-1169 Piping Inspector.

Regan Pinette

Director of Field Services

Regan has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian natural gas industry. Prior to joining EMB Management, Mr. Pinette was in a Senior Management role for one of Western Canada’s largest gas installation contractors. In this position he was responsible for multiple operating divisions generating revenues in excess of $25 million annually and with a strong focus on customer relationships and high-quality service delivery. His extensive knowledge of technical field installations offers EMB and their clients confidence that projects will be delivered safely, within budgetary parameters and schedules.

Safety & Environment

A vital energy RESOURCE for
a better tomorrow

We unequivocally believe that the ultimate determinants of a project's success are quality and safety. These dual pillars form the core of our professional ethos and guide our every action. From the initial stages of project planning to the final execution and handover, we embed quality and safety controls at each juncture, ensuring that every aspect of our operations not only meets but exceeds industry standards.

Our meticulous attention to detail, bolstered by a team of seasoned experts and forward-thinking methodologies, sets us apart. We are ardent believers in the power of Organizational Quality Management (OQM), a systematic approach to ensuring consistency and excellence in our deliverables. Through OQM, we uphold rigorous standards, systematically monitor project progress, and continuously improve our methods and procedures, all while maintaining strict compliance with regulatory requirements.

Safety isn't an afterthought – it's at the heart of our operations. We deeply value our team members, the general public, and our working environments, and this is reflected in our staunch commitment to safety. Central to this commitment is our emphasis on continuous safety training, a strategy that keeps our team up-to-date with the latest industry best practices.

Continuous safety training serves as our key tool for mitigating risks. By ensuring that our personnel are well-versed in the most current safety protocols and practices, we significantly reduce the potential for safety incidents. This knowledge, combined with our strict adherence to safety regulations, creates an environment of heightened awareness and proactive caution.

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Indigenous Initiatives

Inclusion, support,

At EMB Management, our Indigenous Initiative is a core value that shapes our actions, decisions, and interactions. We believe in embracing cultural diversity and fostering inclusivity.. We recognize and respect the depth of knowledge and unique perspectives that indigenous communities offer - their contributions are invaluable, enriching our industry and the world beyond.

This initiative is about taking an active stance. We are not just open to it, but are proactive in engaging with indigenous communities. We strive to establish meaningful connections, fostering dialogues rooted in mutual respect and understanding. Our goal is to cultivate a shared space for learning, collaboration, and mutual growth.

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