Management Team

At Bristow Projects Inc., we have an exceptionally experienced and successful management team and a qualified operations’ staff, who are a mainstay of the company. They are all committed to our philosophy and ensuring that the quality service that was promised is delivered. The strength of the company lies in these employees and their expertise and providing that to our clients.

Ron Bristow – CEO

Ron has over 40 years of experience in pipeline and facility construction business working in the Western Sedimentary basin. He has an extensive background in mechanical construction, pipeline and gas process operations. While serving in executive positions through several energy companies he has accumulated extensive business experience. His experience brings a wealth of industry based knowledge to the company.

Doug Bristow – President

Doug has over 40 years of experience in pipeline and facility construction throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia. He has owned, managed, and worked in numerous companies involved in all aspects of the service industry. Over the last 25 years he has been involved in the direct ownership, management and operation of a pipeline and facility construction company. He is certified B pressure welder trained in project management, quality control, and estimating and materials control.

Aaron Checkryn – VP Business

Aaron has 15 years experience in oil and gas industry and 12 years management experience. He has extensive Project Management and Management Consulting experience. He is responsible for the continued development and implementation of the Bristow Projects Management System at the Field & Management level as well as managing the administration side of the business and overseeing business activities under the executives.

Dennis Antonation – Safety Manager

Dennis has 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry in both field operations and safety. He has extensive field experience and safety training including a Construction Safety Officer designation as well as certification from the ACSA as an auditor. This experience and training makes Dennis the ideal person to effectively manage our safety system in the field, train employees to implement it, as well as work to enhance our system to adhere to new regulations, changing client needs and continuous improvement.

Barry Bristow – Business Development Manager

Barry has more than 40 years experience in the oil and gas industry and has developed a diverse skill set focused on superior customer service and client loyalty. Drawing on logistical and geographical experience working in complex environments throughout South East Asia, Europe, and Western Canada – he has a unique understanding of what clients require with a sense of urgency, respect, integrity and above all else – safety.