steven marrelli

Executive director, VP operations and planning

Mr. Steven Marrelli has been involved in the environmental building initiatives for more than 20 years, most of which have been in construction and material sourcing.  Mr. Marrelli is the Co-Founder of Airworks® Portable Air Conditioners line sold in retail locations across North America, such as Sears, Home Depot, and Costco. Mr. Marrelli has been involved in many contracting and consulting positions and has started a successful construction company which he sold prior to joining VSK Ecological Solutions.

svetlana burmatova

Executive director, vp business development

Ms. Svetlana Burmatova is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in environmental protection programs. Prior to joining VSK Ecological Solutions, she held a Senior Manager position at Loblaws Group of Companies, overseeing implementation of capital projects in retail locations across Canada. In addition to her Master of Engineering degree, Ms. Burmatova holds a post-graduate Honors diploma in Marketing Management from Humber Institute of Technology. 

avateef shah

director of strategic initiatives

Ms. Avateef Shah brings vast experience in shaping strategic agenda for company growth. Prior to joining VSK Ecological Solutions in 2011, Ms. Shah worked at a large North American utilities company managing various aspects of communications, government relations, stakeholder relations and crisis management, being instrumental in growth of  project portfolios and strategic partnerships. Ms.Shah received her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Windsor and her B.A. Economics from Queen’s University in Kingston.

ivan saveliev

director of information technology

Mr. Ivan Saveliev joined VSK Ecological Solutions in February of 2014. He most recently led the IT Project Management Office for a Fortune'500 company where he directed implementation of new network, technology and software during the change of operational systems.
Mr. Saveliev holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Master of Science degree. He also has his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on information systems.


stuart wilson


Mr. Stewart Wilson has extensive experience in business acquisitions and restructuring. Mr. Wilson served on several boards of directors including the Schulich School of Business at York University, the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, the Royal Ontario Museum, the National Ballet of Canada, the Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Team Up Foundation. In 2007, he was granted the Institute Certified Director Designation (ICD.D) by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Samanta chow

board member

Ms. Samanta Chow is a Professional Chemist, who graduated from Dalhousie University in 1994. Ms. Chow brings extensive expertise in environmental, material, and physical research. 


board member

Mr. Stephen W. Stewart has more than 35 years experience in the corporate consultancy industry. He served on several boards including MasterCard Canada, Loblaws Group of Companies, Magna International, Centric Health and public hospitals. Mr. Stewart's expertise includes project financing, credit-tenant leases, corporate recapitalizations, and strategic partnerships.


At VSK Ecological Solutions, we've taken our collective experience to create our own methodology to keep your project on track and on budget.


We know that our reputation is only as good as the results of our last job. That's why we pride ourselves on a results-oriented approach.


We live and breathe environmental construction in all its forms. We are committed to lead and accelerate the transformation to high-performing, healthy green buildings and communities.


We guide the management team of VSK Ecological Solutions in order to help them accomplish following goals: 

  • change industry standards,
  • develop best design practices and guidelines, and
  • advocate for green buildings.
Bringing GREEN construction expertise to everyone.

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