Front-end planning, Project Management, Risk Management, and Execution Planning.
“At PTAG, we have the best of both worlds – a work-life balance and a challenging and agile work environment. We work as an integrated team – “one team, one objective” with safety-first mindset and client’s objectives as a first priority.”
Mr. Ashraf has over 35 years of experience in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), project development, and operational management in the industrial, infrastructure, mining & resource sectors. He has a strong background in major capital projects. He also has experience in bringing cost-effective solutions in Capital Projects’ Execution, through integrated management and internationally accepted best practices, as well as the implementation of safety programs in Canadian and international projects worldwide.
Mr. Ashraf is currently an Executive Advisor at PTAG Inc., a PMO and Advisory firm specializing in the implementation of Best Practices and successful delivery of capital and sustaining projects.
Previously he was an Executive Advisor, then COO, and then CEO of a mining firm – and has over 30 years of experience in the Engineering and Construction covering resource industries, power, infrastructure, and related industries, and worked 30 years with a large international engineering and construction firm.
Mr. Ashraf was the Executive Vice President of SNC-Lavalin’s mining and industrial business unit and a member of the Office of the President. While at SNC Lavalin, he was responsible for the worldwide operations of over 6,000 employees and for executing numerous projects in over 30 countries. He held over 15 directorships and board positions within SNC-Lavalin affiliates, joint ventures, and project alliances.
Throughout his career, he has held many portfolios from engineering to marketing, business development, commercial and strategic planning & acquisitions, project management including system development.
Beyond Our Walls
Held over 15 directorships and several executive steering committee memberships in company’s affiliates, joint ventures and project alliances.
Non-executive member of several professional, industry, and community associations.
Independent Board member at Uranium One Inc.
Member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and Ordre des ingénieurs due Quebec (OIQ)
25 years of honorary service at various local and international charity organizations.
Guest lecturer at the Schulich School of Business at York University (2014 – 2019 – Winter MBA program)
Lead lecturer on Business Management in the Certificate of Mine Management course “Mining in the Global Environment” at the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University (Winter 2014 and Fall 2015 programs).
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