Our Vision

“Accelerating Innovation for a Better Life”
by being leaders of innovation and creating practical solutions resulting in step change improvements for our partners.

About Us

At Exergy Solutions we know our team is the backbone of our success. Our experienced and dedicated leaders and staff each bring skills and passion to the table.

We seek to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and ownership within our working groups and encourage creativity and consistency. 

Our Leadership Team

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Billy Rideout, P.Eng - President

Billy is a Chemical Engineer who graduated from the University of New Brunswick. He has worked with Suncor for over 17 years in a variety of departments such as design engineering, project management, growth planning and development, process safety, operational excellence, and new technology development. Billy has passion for driving technology improvement to the energy industry and other sectors critical to our economy.

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Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Vicky Lavoie

Business Manager

Vicky joined Exergy Solutions on a full-time basis in July 2017 after working as a Speech-Language Pathologist for 17 years. Vicky has been a co-owner and founding member of Exergy Solutions since day one. She gained knowledge and experience in creating and managing critical administrative businesses while serving as the President for a not-for-profit francophone preschool organization.

Since 2013, Vicky assisted in establishing critical administrative functions of the business such as financial systems, human resources, project management applications, work processes implementation, health and safety programs.

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Ian Buchanan, P. Eng

VP of Technical Services

Ian is an innovative and profit driven Engineering Leader and Senior Process Engineer with 25 years of experience designing, operating, troubleshooting, and optimizing oil & gas facilities. He has a history of identifying and developing novel, and practical solutions to industry challenges by solving the tough problems, both in operations and projects. He has extensive expertise leading and motivating multi-discipline teams of 5-35 people to create extraordinary value.

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting
Rodger Bernar, P. Eng
Senior Advisor, Commercial and Technology

Rodger is a business and technology development professional with expertise in all facets of business, strategy, business analysis, customer acquisition and retention, product development and management. He is a transformational leader with innate skills to commercialize new products or services to existing and new clientele. He is skilled in researching and determining new business development opportunities across Oil and Gas, refining, fuels, chemicals, power generation, fertilizer, and pulp and paper sectors ensuring value propositions materially align with priorities. Rodger demonstrates the ability to manage multi-million-dollar budgets to meet current and future financial needs.


Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

David Waldbillig, PhD, MSc

Director of Advanced Manufacturing

Dave is an innovative engineering leader, focused on the practical aspects of research and technology development. He is a detail oriented materials engineer, with more than ten years experience leading novel materials and coatings research and development projects from initial concept through full-scale manufacturing and commercialization. He is a strategic thinker and is always interested in identifying and developing new business and technology opportunities, partnerships, and applications.

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Tanner Ball, P. Eng

Operations Manager

Tanner is a mechanical engineer with 11 years of experience in heavy oil extraction and upgrading. Process driven specialist with excellent leadership and team-based skill sets. Experience in project development, management, and execution as well as upgrader maintenance & operation. A self-starting multi-tasker motivated to make a difference.

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Scott Hunter

Digital Solutions Manager

Scott has 15 years of experience in the Energy Sector with a focus on 3D Laser Scanning, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and CAD Systems Administration. Scott thrives on diving into cutting edge digital technologies and creating the value propositions associated with them. Through his passion for innovation and his dedication to the digital 4.0 revolution he helps partners capture the ROI on new and emerging technologies.