Brian Nguyen COO
Brian oversees all aspects of RST’s operations including Safety, Quality, Customer Service, Sales Application Engineering, R&D, Design Engineering, Supply Chain and Manufacturing. Since 1998, he has become highly accomplished in strategic planning and operations management as a senior leader for many high technology companies such as Sony Manufacturing System Corp, Ballard Power Systems Inc., Corvus Energy Ltd. and Clean Energy Compression Corp. He is a licensed professional engineer with the province of British Columbia and holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master Degree in Manufacturing System Engineering, and an EMBA. Brian has visited over 150 cities around the world and enjoys road cycling and cross-fit training.
Pierre Choquet - VP Market Development
Pierre’s activities focus on applications of geotechnical instrumentation for civil infrastructure projects such as dams, tunnels and bridges, geohazards and underground and open pit mines. He explores new markets for geotechnical instrumentation as well as applications of new technologies to traditional geotechnical instrumentation markets. Pierre’s extensive experience and knowledge in the field of geotechnical, structural and mining instrumentation make him a valuable technical resource for the RST sales team; he has been with RST since 2007. Pierre is a Geological Engineer (Engineering Geology) with a Doctorate-Engineer in Rock Mechanics and he has been involved in geotechnical instrumentation during most of his professional career.
Rob Taylor - CTO Emeritus
Rob is well known for his knowledge & expertise in the development of custom geotechnical instruments for geotechnical applications. Many of Rob’s instrumentation designs for dams, tunnels, mines, bridges, infrastructure, foundations and other related projects can be found in numerous projects around the world today. From 2004 – 2014, Rob was President of RST Instruments Ltd. and oversaw all product design & development in addition to business responsibilities. Rob obtained his Bachelor of Applied Science (Geotechnical Engineering) from the University of British Columbia.
Jason Luty Vice President Sales – Americas
Jason previously worked at RST Instruments from 1994 until 2003 and has over 20 years experience servicing the geotechnical and civil engineering community. Jason’s career includes various roles in technical sales and product management. As the VP for Canada/US Sales, he is responsible for the growth of the RST in these markets. Jason has a B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia.
Grant Taylor - Managing Director, RST UK
Grant has worked in the field of geotechnical instrumentation since 2003 and has extensive global experience in the installation of numerous instrumentation projects for monitoring dams, tunnels, deep excavations, railways, and related projects. Grant has a B.Eng. (Hons) 2:2, Civil Engineering from the University of Surrey and also holds a Diploma of Business from the Manchester Business School. Grant is located in the UK and leads a team serving new and current customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Fahmi Aminuddin - Managing Director - Asia Pacific
Fahmi is responsible for leading and developing the Asia Pacific market and sales team. He concentrates on customer and distributor development, including frequent travel around the region. Fahmi holds a BSc. in Geology from the University of Victoria and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. He is a registered licensed Professional Geologist and is working towards his Engineering designation in the field of Environmental Engineering. Fahmi is fluent in English and Malay.