Operations Team

Fernando Navarro: Business Development Manager

Fernando began his career 20 years ago in Mexico City at the Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP), PEMEX & M-I SWACO supporting drilling operations in Latin America and North America. In 2005, Fernando was transferred to Canada and has worked as a Project Engineer, Project Manager and Technical Sales , before joining the ECD management team in May 2020. Fernando brings with him key experience from the exploration stage to the full development and skills managing multi-million-dollar Drilling Fluids contracts during his career.

Monty Leeds: Senior Project Manager

As the Senior Project Manager Monty brings with him 25 years of experience leading teams in both Drilling Fluids & MPD operations. Before joining ECD Management, he worked for MI-SWACO as a MPD Project Manager where he honed his skills in preparing of MPD programs from basis of design to front end engineering through project execution. Monty’s global experience in MPD and Drilling Fluids extends from Western Canada, the United States & Caribbean to the Middle East and his attention to detail makes him an asset to our team.

Myron Lazoruk: Technical Sales Representative

Myron brings with him 20 years of Drilling Fluids and MPD expertise. During his tenure with MI-SWACO/Schlumberger. He has held various positions within North America and in Asia, ranging from Field Mud Engineer, Operations Manager, Regional Technical Advisor, Regional Sales Manager and Country Manager. Since joining ECD Management, Myron leverages his valuable experience in both onshore and offshore drilling and various mud systems (from HTHP wells, specialized reservoir fluids and completion fluids) to deliver unparalleled customer service.

Dave Blake: Technical Sales Representative

With over a decade of experience in the oilfield service industry Dave joins our team as a technical sales representative. Having worked in several sales role over the years from Field Personnel to Account Manager, Dave has a proven track record of fostering client relationships and delivering excellent customer service.

Sarvnaz Bagheri: Officer Manager

Sarvnaz started her career as a human resource professional with Home Depot Canada, and later at Strata Energy. She received her B.Sc. in Human Resource Management from the University of Lethbridge, and holds a PCP designation as a Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner. Before joining our team, Sarvnaz worked in the head office of Dana Hospitality in Toronto. Having worked in different industries, Sarvnaz brings a wide range of human resource and payroll experience to the company.

Karen Olivos-Paredes: Digital Strategist

Karen is a Communications and UI/UX Designer with experience in creating engaging online platforms. Karen has a passion for all things digital, her skill set includes website design, structure, taxonomy, and analytics. Since graduating from the University of Calgary last spring she has been working as a Digital Strategist for a ECD Management. Her experience providing strategic and content management support for several clients ranging from independent freelancers, small businesses to tech start-ups makes her an asset to our administrative team.