Management Team

MARK HAMMERSCHLAG, P. Eng.

Education: B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa – 1973

Membership: Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Nunavut

Experience: Mark was one of the founding partners, when the practice was established in 1988. Prior to immigrating to Canada, Mark and Ian Joffe, our other co-founding principal, were partners in a previous electrical engineering practice in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mark is responsible for all facets of management and the continuous growth of the company. He is an industry expert in electrical engineering, particularly in the retail sector. Well recognized for his engineering approach and quality of excellence, Mark has served many long term clients.

IAN JOFFE, P. Eng.

Education: B.Sc. Electrical Engineering -University of Cape Town, South Africa – 1977

Membership: Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Member Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Experience: Ian has been a member of the firm from inception in 1988 and has played a major role in its growth, expansion and success. Ian is responsible for all facets of electrical engineering services. His fresh thinking and future proofed approach has made him a leader in the industry. Ian is an expert in lighting design and his work has won several IES awards. In addition, Ian heads up the wind and PV generation and sustainable design group.

BRAD BELL, P. Eng.

Education: B.E.Sc. Electrical Engineering – University of Western Ontario – 1987

Membership: Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario Designated Consulting Engineer Electrical Safety Authority Advisory Council

Experience: Brad joined the firm as a Principal in 2003. His personal approach in working with clients and opportunistic thinking has quickly established himself as a leader of the company. Brad is responsible for all facets of electrical engineering services including supervision and overall project co-ordination of complex projects. He is knowledgeable in design of sustainable electrical systems, power distribution systems, fire alarm, communications, security, lighting, lighting control, power, security, energy management systems, and mission critical systems.

MIKE RAPA, P. Eng.

Education: Eng. Electrical Engineering, Ryerson University – 2002

Membership: Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI.

Experience: Mike joined the firm in 2011 and has significantly contributed to the growth of the firm. Prior to joining, Mike was an Associate at Mulvey & Banani International Inc. He headed many high profile projects in the Tenant Services department. Mike is responsible for all facets of electrical engineering services including design, supervision and overall project coordination. He is knowledgeable in power distribution, fire alarm, security, communications, lighting, sustainable design, generator and UPS.

SAM POON, P. Eng., LEED AP, LC

Education: Tech. Electrical Engineering, Ryerson University – 1989

Membership: Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. LC, Lighting Certified designer, recognized by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. LEED AP, LEED Canada Accredited Professional.

Experience: Sam recently joined the firm in 2013. His experience in the industry has strengthen the company in many ways. Prior to joining, Sam was a Principal at Hidi Rae Consulting Engineers Inc., He was the lead electrical engineer for complex projects such as Pan Am Village, Maple Leaf Square, Quinte Consolidated Courthouse, Primus Markham Data Center, and MTO ONroute Service Centres. He was the base building engineer for Toronto Eaton Centre, Rogers Campus and Toronto College Park. Sam is responsible for all facets of electrical engineering services. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of electrical design. As a LEED AP, he has successfully completed many LEED certification projects.

FILIP IVANOVSKI, P. Eng.

Education: B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, and Master Degree in Engineering Science, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia- 1999

Membership: Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, Newfoundland & Labrador, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Experience: Filip joined the firm as Contract Administrator in 2006 and has played a major role in managing the field inspection group, and quality control within the company. Filip is responsible for contract administration, dispute resolution, and quality control for drawings and specifications, and technical standards. Along with his site experience, Filip is constantly updating himself with current codes and standard, and filtering the information to all staff.