Board of Directors

Ian Edwards - President, CEO

Mr. Edwards graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1981 with a degree in Surveying Engineering. He has work experience in all disciplines of surveying and has owned and operated his own surveying and engineering business since 1985. Mr. Edwards holds professional designations as a Professional Engineer, Newfoundland Land Surveyor and Canada Land Surveyor. He has served on the executive or committee level of all these Associations. Two of the more significant Information Technology projects that Mr. Edwards has been involved in includes:

  • infoTOWN™, a commercially available municipal information system. infoTOWN™ was released in 1999 and now has ten licenses throughout Atlantic Canada.

  • Water Resources Information Management System, a web enabled information system focused on the management of water resources in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Mr. Edwards provided project management and assisted in the design and development of the system, which currently runs in an Intranet environment inside the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador firewall.

In addition to the above Mr. Edwards has chaired and served as director of NATI, Newfoundland Association of Technology Industries, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Marystown Burin Area Chamber of Commerce, Chaired the Discipline Committee and the Board of Examiners of the Association of Newfoundland Land Surveyors, Chaired the Geomatics Standing Committee of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, Chaired the Offshore Committee of the Association of Canada Land Surveyors.

Steve Marshall - Director

In 1982, Mr. Marshall graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce. He furthered his education at the University of New Brunswick where he was the recipient of awards for academic achievement and graduated with his Bachelor of Laws in 1985.

Mr. Marshall was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in April of 1986, having served articles under Daniel E. Williams, Q.C.. He practiced with Williams, Harris, Roebothan & McKay and was admitted to the partnership of Williams, Roebothan, McKay and Marshall in 1990.

Mr. Marshall is active in the St. John's and Avalon Peninsula sports community. He has played in the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League and the Avalon East Senior League. In addition to playing, Mr. Marshall was President of the St. John's Caps Hockey Club from 1986 to 1989, and he served as General Manager and Assistant Coach of the Newfoundland hockey team at the 1987 Canada Winter Games.

Mr. Marshall remains very active in the legal community and community at large. Apart from his involvement in other business interests, he is the past Commodore of the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club and is currently a Director of the St. John's Port Authority. As a member of the all-lawyer rock band "Rough Justice", he was awarded the 2000 Gordon M. Stirling, Q.C. award for contributions made to the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

John Keith Renouff - Director

Mr. Keith Renouff graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1989 with a B. Sc. Degree in Geomatics Engineering and completed all course work related to a M. Sc. in Survey Engineering.   Mr. Renouff holds professional designations in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Association of Newfoundland Land Surveyors and the Association of Canada Land Surveyors.   Other professional affiliations consist of the St. John's Oil Field Technical Society, the Canadian Institute of Geomatics, the Canadian Hydrographic Association and the Institute of Navigation.

Mr. Keith Renouf is currently president of Hawco, King Renouf Ltd., one of the larger surveying, engineering and consulting firms in the Province of Newfoundland and.   He is professionally responsible for all engineering activities at the firm and plays an active role in hydrographic surveying projects, geographic information system projects, land development projects, legal land surveying projects, etc. Mr. Renouff is also responsible for the day-to-day management of the business.

In addition to his professional career, Mr. Renouf is actively involved in the community.  He was a team member of the Provincial Mixed Curling Champions in 1994 and was chairman of the Oilfield Technical Society Bonspiel from 1994 to 1999.  He also served as President of Bally Haly Golf and Curling Club, 2002, and President of the St. John's Regatta Committee 2002 & 2003.

Mr. Renouff resides in St. John's NL, with his wife and children.