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More than 20 years in the industry

More than 20 years in the industry

Dr. Ali R. Abedini, P.Eng.

Dr. Abedini is a renowned Landfill Gas expert with two decades of experience in landfill engineering and solid waste management sector. Renowned for his expertise, Dr. Abedini serves as a faculty member at SWANA BC and actively contributes as a technical member to the International Waste Working Group (IWWG).

As part of his advisory roles, Dr. Abedini collaborates with Environment Canada and Climate Change (ECCC) and offers his expertise to the World Bank Group as a technical consultant for solid waste management projects in more than 20 developing countries.

Dr. Abedini’s expertise extends to specialized areas within Landfill Gas engineering, from methane emission quantification to landfill gas management system design, operation, and troubleshooting. He is credited for developing the precision-focused UBC Integrated Landfill Gas Generation Model, UBCiModel©, and has pioneered the Surface Scan Fugitive Emission Quantification Technique (SSEQT) – a patented innovation in both Canada and the USA.

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Carly Wolfe, P.Eng.
Vice President

Ms. Wolfe is an experienced project manager and solid waste engineer with over 7 years of managing and designing projects of varying complexity for public-sector and private-sector clients. One of Ms. Wolfe’s strengths lies in her adeptness in managing and designing landfill projects. She has successfully overseen the development of landfill sites, including transfer stations, landfill gas collection systems, leachate management systems, and stormwater management systems, ensuring their compliance with regulations, environmental sustainability, and safety measures.

Beyond her project-specific achievements, Ms. Wolfe is regarded for her solid waste management planning expertise. Her attention to detail and comprehensive understanding of regulatory frameworks have enabled her to develop solid waste management plans that are not only compliant but also forward-thinking, addressing the evolving challenges of the industry.

Ms. Wolfe is committed to staying at the forefront of landfill engineering advancements, continuously expanding her knowledge and skills to deliver innovative solutions for our clients.

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Alireza Bananmah,
Senior Mechanical & Instrumentation Specialist

Alireza Bananmah brings an incredible 21 years of experience as a mechanical engineer and marine engineer to our team. With an educational background that includes a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Tehran, Iran, in 2001, and a Diploma in Electro Technique and Electronics in 1995, Alireza combines academic rigor with practical expertise. Holding a Transport Canada First-Class Marine Mechanical Engineer certification and an ISM, MLC & ISPS Internal Auditor Certificate of Professional Competency, he has distinguished himself as a certified expert in both marine engineering and compliance auditing.  In his role at MethaneXE, Alireza serves as our in-house technical expert in mechanical and instrumentation operation and maintenance. His rich experience extends to the installation, operation, and maintenance of gas flare systems. Detail-oriented and a natural troubleshooter, Alireza excels in system diagnostics, swiftly identifying and resolving technical issues to minimize downtime and maximize productivity. As a veteran mechanical engineer and marine engineer, Alireza embodies engineering and operational excellence, setting the highest standards for quality and safety in all our endeavors.

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Majid Kharazi, M.Sc., E.I.T.
Senior Data Analyst & Technical Assistant

Majid Kharazi is an invaluable asset to our team, bringing an extensive background in solid waste management (SWM). Educated at the University of Nottingham (UK), Majid holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, as well as an M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering. This academic foundation has made him highly effective in his dual roles as a Senior Data Analyst and Technical Assistant at MethaneXE.

Majid’s responsibilities are diverse but interconnected, ranging from data compilation and analysis, LFG generation modeling to regulatory compliance review and permit applications. His data analytics skills are not confined to mere number crunching; they extend to transforming raw data into actionable insights that guide our strategic decisions. As an expert in regulatory frameworks, Majid takes the lead in ensuring our projects comply with local, provincial, and federal regulations. His duties also include managing the permit application processes, making certain that our operations proceed without regulatory hitches. Beyond these, Majid oversees Intellectual Properties and Information Technologies related to our operations, adding another layer of technical depth to our team. Majid’s multifaceted role exemplifies the versatility and expertise that are the hallmarks of our team, continually propelling us toward a more efficient and sustainable future.

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Pedram Shaygan, M.Sc.

Pedram Shaygan serves as a Landfill Gas Field Technician at MethaneXE, where he is a recognized staff in methane leak detection and quantification. With a meticulous approach to his work, Pedram plays a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of the company’s field projects. His experience and precision make him an invaluable asset in the ongoing mission to manage and mitigate environmental impact.

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Hamideh Soltani
bookkeeper & Admin

Hamideh brings expertise and meticulous attention to detail as our Certified Accountant. With experience dating back to 2010, Hamideh has been a cornerstone in the management and integrity of our financial systems. Holding certifications in accounting, she takes charge of a wide array of financial responsibilities that are critical to the smooth operation of our business. At MethaneXE, Hamideh manages both accounts payable and accounts receivable, ensuring that the company maintains a healthy cash flow and meets all its financial obligations. Her role extends to the meticulous recording of all financial events and the preparation of journal entries, providing a solid base for financial planning and decision-making. Additionally, she collaborates seamlessly with our outsourced accounting firm for the annual filing and financial reporting, serving as a key liaison between internal operations and external financial services. Hamideh’s role is essential for maintaining the financial health and transparency of our company, and her expertise continually drives us towards fiscal responsibility and sustainability.