Tech Advisory

With today’s fast-changing digital landscape and customer preferences, it’s critical for organizations to anticipate, innovate and adapt. The challenge lies in being powered by the right technological solutions and creating positive change to get ahead. 

We help you define your digital strategy and evolve your business, bringing our experience in the energy and utilities sector to develop truly effective solutions. From strategy and selection to improvement in people, process and technology, we work closely with you to help you reach your goals, powered by technology. Our carefully selected team works seamlessly as an extension of yours, so you can get ahead—and stay ahead.

What We Do

Anticipate, innovate and adapt to today’s evolving digital landscape – and customer preferences – with the right technological solutions to create the positive change that separates your organization from your competitors.

  • System Implementation Support
    We will help you develop, deploy and maintain the most effective technology to support your organization for years to come. System selection Project management, quality assurance Project risk management Post-implementation review 
  • Applied Data
    Make better decisions and improve operations using relevant and timely intelligence our team gathers from your existing data assets. Business analytics for growth, cost control, audit Artificial intelligence Blockchain Corporate performance management 
  • Customer Platforms
    Create digital experiences that connect, engage, and empower, helping you stay more competitive through the right insights, tools and platforms. Customer interactivity Website design and implementation Data management and access Privacy and security Billing optimization 
  • Cyber Security
    Our experienced team will identify top threats and how to protect against them with tailored cyber security and privacy strategies for the energy and utilities industries. Cyber security lifecycle protection Evaluate and develop cyber security program Scrutinize security posture of supply chain partners Test and mitigate vulnerability 

    Insights

    • Confidence

      November 20, 2020

      Why Energy and Utility Companies Need to Rethink Their Approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues

      The increasing focus on ESG could create new opportunities for your organization.

    • Agility

      November 04, 2020

      What Changes to Canada's Federal Regulatory Process Mean For Energy and Utilities Organizations

      Recent changes to the Impact Assessment Act may require your company to take more steps for new projects.

    • Performance
      Government building

      October 19, 2020

      GST and the Alberta Site Rehabilitation Program

      Should a contractor charge GST on a provincial Site Rehabilitation Program job? Find out why you should, even if the province says otherwise.

    Contact Our Energy and Utilities Team

    Gord Chalk

    Gord Chalk MBA

    Consulting Leader, Energy and Utilities

    Gord Chalk, MBA, BA, is MNP’s Western Energy and Resources Leader. A trusted strategic advisor to executives at some of North America’s largest energy, pipeline, power and utilities companies, Gord has also led dozens of strategy, process and technology projects to successful execution for more than 25 years.

    Bringing both a finance and operations perspective to business issues, he enables clients to quickly and capably move strategy to action, delivering direct and measurable results.

    Gord helps clients in the oil and gas, energy, resources, pipeline, construction and manufacturing industries with capital project execution and governance, operations and maintenance optimization, supply chain performance, business performance and operations transformation.

    His extensive experience includes senior management experience with a global consulting firm in the design, build, operations, maintenance and supply chain domains; negotiations, contracting and claims management and regulatory and permitting experience in capital projects.

    Gord excels at building and maintaining high-touch relationships with executive-level clients, and easily communicates between senior management and the shop floor as he supports his clients in achieving their goals.

    Gord earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Accounting from McGill University.