Andrew "Andy" FraserPresident & CEO
Andy Fraser is an Internationally experienced executive and board director. He has led companies in North America and UK/Europe in the energy, construction and power generation sectors. He has strong relationships with NCSG customers and understands the technical and commercial complexities they face.
Andy spent 35 years with Finning International, one of the world’s leading Caterpillar dealers. During this tenure, Andy formulated leadership characteristics that ensured safety is a value embraced by all employees. Of utmost importance to Andy is that our organization creates value for employees, shareholders and customers. Only by providing inspiring solutions, reducing our customers costs and ensuring employees can have safe and meaningful careers, will we grow our business and succeed.
Prior to joining NCSG, Andy led Camex Equipment, a specialized transportation equipment company, through a restructure and ownership change.
Andy holds a B.A. in economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA from Royal Roads University. He is a certified director (ICD.D) with the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Heather MacCallumChief Financial Officer
Growing up playing sports, Heather learned that working together creates success. It’s about team, not individual accolades.
Heather started her career in 2007 with Ernst & Young, reaching manager level for the Assurance and Advisory practice. In 2011, she left EY and began offering her services as an independent consultant, with clients including a large Edmonton-based public company and NCSG. In 2013, she joined NCSG as the VP Finance and moved into the role of CFO in 2019.
Heather believes in continuous improvement—”pushing ourselves to do the best work we can.” She describes NCSG as hard-working people who care about getting the job done properly and safely and making sure customers are satisfied.
In 2007, Heather completed her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta. In 2008, she graduated with a master’s in Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2009, the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Alberta awarded her the Chartered Accountant Designation.
John WoulfeVice President, Business Development & Oilsands
John believes sales people should be advisers and subject-matter experts who thoroughly understand the business.
He started his career in civil engineering and project management in Ireland and the U.K. Building bridges and roads, he interfaced with the crane industry. In the engineering world, you follow the work, John says. Hoping to stay closer to home, he became branch manager for a crane and trucking company in Ireland.
For the next 15 years, John grew his crane and trucking knowledge. As Director of Operations and Sales, however, he was back travelling across the U.K. and Europe. He might start his day in Ireland and then have coffee in London, breakfast in Denmark, lunch in Sweden and dinner in Germany.
In 2013, NCSG brought John to North America to manage the crane and trucking components of a $2.5 billion oil sands project. Throughout the year-and-half assignment, it became clear that John had complete knowledge of cranes, engineering, management and people. He became Director of Heavy Lifts in 2014 and then Vice Presi