Operations Economics Inc. was established in Vancouver, B.C. in 2014. Projects focus on community, airport, port and First Nation development. The company mission is to support development through focused economic and business planning using innovative technology and methods. Operations Economics’ name emphasizes our practical philosophy. We are focused on operations and results. Our associates come from many professional fields including engineering, economics, planning, environment studies, air services, marketing, and operations.
Mr. Beynon has 25 years senior consulting experience in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. Work in recent years has focused on infrastructure and organization planning, marketing and development, with a focus on ports and airports. Before forming Operations Economics he was a Vice President at an international consulting firm. He has an AAE designation. Connect with me in LinkedIn
Dr. Gillen has a Ph.D. from University of Toronto, and is a Professor in the Operations and Logistics Division of UBC’s Sauder School of Business. He is Director, Centre for Transportation Studies, and YVR Professor of Transportation Policy.
Jon brings over 30 years of senior consulting and executive leadership experience in designing, leading and implementing successful strategic business process change. He has experience in most segments of the North American transportation industry with a focus on aerospace and maritime projects.
Sam Barone is an accomplished executive and advisor with more than three decades of accumulated multi- modal transportation industry, regulatory and governance experience. Before embarking on a consulting career, his last executive role was Vice Chair of the Canadian Transportation Agency from 2013 to 2018. The CTA is responsible for overseeing transportation regulation in Canada. He has served in leadership roles in the government, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Zoe is a founder of Vancouver-based Lettuce Harvest, an urban agriculture focused not-for-profit organization. She has supported OEI with research and digital support for five years. Her work has a youth and sustainability focus.