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Doug Latiff, P.Eng.
Doug Latiff
Ken Lundin
Ken Lundin

William Doug Latiff and Ken Lundin, C.E.T., co-founded the D.B.K. team, blending their talents and visionary approach. Our firm brings together a pool of fully qualified professional engineers, technologists, and project managers, ensuring a diverse range of skills and expertise. At D.B.K. Engineering Ltd., we have a unique blend of abilities and capabilities to handle projects of varying sizes and complexities. Our commitment is to undertake these projects and to see them through to successful completion, prioritizing customer satisfaction at every step.

Latiful Kabir, P.Eng. PMP - Chief Operating Officer

Latiful Kabir, P.Eng. PMP - Chief Operating Officer

Latiful Kabir, serving as the Chief Operating Officer, is a managing partner and holds the position of board president at D.B.K. Engineering Ltd. With a wealth of experience exceeding twenty-five years in MEP Engineering design and field review services, Latiful is a Principal Mechanical Engineer and the lead on diverse projects. He earned an M.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto, and garnered extensive experience in various sectors, including roles at the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, manufacturing industries in Ontario, and oil and gas industries in Alberta.

Certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute in the U.S.A., Latiful specializes in the design of MEP systems for medium to large-scale commercial and multi-family residential projects. His leadership extends to spearheading initiatives in BIM 360, A.C.C. Construction Cloud, Energy Modelling, and I.S.T.

Juan Carlos Gonzalez, P.Eng., Managing Partner

Juan Carlos Gonzalez, P.Eng., Managing Partner

Juan Carlos Gonzalez, P.Eng., serves as the board’s treasurer at D.B.K. Engineering Ltd. With over twelve years of dedicated experience, Juan is a seasoned senior electrical engineer renowned for his expertise in designing and overseeing electrification, power distribution, fire alarm systems, communication networks, emergency and standby power systems, and energy analysis. His extensive portfolio encompasses various projects, including large-scale commercial, institutional, residential, and industrial buildings.

A graduate of Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in electrical engineering, Juan’s commitment to staying at the forefront of the industry led him to acquire a Solar PV Installation and Renewable Energy certificate from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in October 2019. His comprehensive skill set and unwavering dedication to excellence make him an indispensable part of our team at D.B.K. Engineering Ltd.

Chris Matheson, Managing Partner

Chris Matheson, Managing Partner

Chris Matheson, a Managing Partner at our firm, is a leader in mechanical systems design and boasts over 20 years of dedicated experience in mechanical design and project management. His seasoned expertise spans engineering, ensuring a smooth design schedule and cost-effective solutions for our clients.

Chris is pivotal in orchestrating the mechanical and electrical disciplines’ schedules to align seamlessly with our client’s requirements. With an extensive track record exceeding 20 years, Chris has mastered the intricacies of HVAC and plumbing systems across diverse projects, including large commercial ventures, shopping malls, farmers’ markets, retail spaces, hotels, multifamily residential buildings, and townhomes. His rich and varied experience ensures that every project benefits from his nuanced understanding and expertise in delivering tailored, efficient solutions.

Dan Wilson, Managing Partner

Dan Wilson, Managing Partner

Dan Wilson, a Managing Partner and the Secretary of the board, boasts a wealth of experience exceeding 15 years in the electrical industry. His expertise spans construction, project management, and design across diverse domains, including large and small-scale commercial projects, dental/medical facilities, residential complexes, mixed-use buildings, light industrial facilities, and fire alarm systems.

As a Certified Master Electrician since 2011, Dan’s credentials are complemented by a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Calgary in 2003. His extensive background underscores his proficiency overseeing and managing electrical projects across various sectors, ensuring seamless execution from conception to completion.

Chona Rivera

Chona Rivera, BSSA., Managing Partner

Chona Rivera serves as one of the managing partners, overseeing the Office Manager role at DBK. With over a decade of experience, she adeptly provides administrative support to the DBK team. Chona kickstarted her career in 2003 at a software development company in Calgary after graduating with a Computer Secretarial Education degree from Adamson University in Manila, Philippines. Her expertise lies in efficiently managing office operations and offering valuable administrative assistance to ensure smooth workflows at DBK.

Marlon Poyaoan, Managing Partner

Marlon Poyaoan, Managing Partner

Marlon Poyaoan, who serves as the managing partner at DBK Engineering Ltd., is a seasoned designer and adept project manager specializing in electrical systems. His expertise encompasses the design of comprehensive electrical systems covering power distribution, lighting, communication, controls, and fire alarm systems. Marlon plays a pivotal role in managing and coordinating project information across all phases—from design development and building permit stages to construction and contract coordination—ensuring a seamless flow of operations throughout the project lifecycle. With exceptional skills in project management, technical coordination, and a keen eye for detail, Marlon consistently ensures the successful execution of projects to meet the highest standards of quality and efficiency.

Marlon manages the BIM 360 and ACC Collaboration for cloud-based Revit Models.

Kevin Knopp, Contract Administrator

Kevin Knopp, Contract Administrator

With an extensive background spanning over three decades in the MEP construction industry, Kevin Knopp brings invaluable expertise to the role of Construction Administrator. His tenure includes comprehensive experience in construction administration, particularly during the post-construction phase of projects.

Kevin serves as a key liaison between the engineering team and the construction process, overseeing and meticulously reviewing the progress of mechanical and electrical systems within buildings. His role extends beyond conventional administration, offering substantial insights and in-depth reporting on the construction’s mechanical and electrical components, ensuring they align with established engineering standards and project specifications.

Kevin’s wealth of experience and keen attention to detail significantly contribute to the seamless execution of projects from construction through post-construction phases.

Emer Mandigma, Electrical Designer/ Revit Modeller

Emer Mandigma, Electrical Designer/ Revit Modeller

Emer Mandigma is a distinguished graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Batangas, Philippines, supplemented by a specialized Certificate in Electrical Design (CAD/CADD) from SAIT. Joining our team in 2012, Emer brings a wealth of expertise and unwavering dedication as an Electrical Systems Designer, significantly enhancing our workforce.

His proficiency spans diverse realms of electrical design, encompassing Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Building projects. Leveraging his mastery of design software such as Revit MEP, BIM360, and AutoCAD, Emer crafts meticulous and comprehensive electrical plans and innovative solutions.

Emer’s hallmark lies in his strong work ethic and enthusiastic approach, consistently contributing to collaborative efforts and fostering team cohesion while demonstrating individual initiative. His proactive mindset reflects a deep commitment to exceeding company standards, ultimately driving client satisfaction—a pivotal driver for the continuous growth of our company.

Josefina Diaz, Electrical Designer/ Revit Modeller

Josefina Diaz, Electrical Designer/ Revit Modeller

Josefina Diaz holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Manuel L. Quezon University in the Philippines. Joining our team in 2013, she embodies a wealth of expertise and dedication as an Electrical Systems Designer. Her engineering background and profound commitment make her an invaluable asset to our workforce.

Josefina’s proficiency extends to various facets of electrical design, encompassing Residential, Commercial, and Industrial building projects. Her adeptness with design software, including Revit MEP, BIM360, and AutoCAD, enables her to craft detailed and comprehensive electrical plans and solutions.

Josefina is known for her strong work ethic and enthusiasm and consistently contributes to collaborative efforts, ensuring team cohesion and individual initiative. Her proactive approach exemplifies a commitment to surpassing company standards, culminating in client satisfaction—a pivotal factor driving the company’s continual growth.

Efren Jacob, Mechanical Designer

Efren Jacob, Mechanical Designer

Efren Jacob, an invaluable D.B.K. Engineering Ltd. team member, is a proficient BIM Revit Modeler and Mechanical Designer. As an accomplished Engineering graduate from Mapua University in the Philippines, Efren brings a wealth of skills, including exceptional communication, project management, organizational prowess, and a keen eye for detail.

Efren’s proficiency extends to various facets of mechanical design, encompassing Residential, Commercial, and Industrial building projects. Her adeptness with design software, including Revit MEP, BIM360, and AutoCAD, enables her to craft detailed and comprehensive mechanical plans and solutions.

Efren is adept at seamlessly managing multiple priorities, consistently delivering exceptional outcomes with a positive and welcoming demeanour. His commitment to excellence and comprehensive skill set make him an indispensable asset to our team at D.B.K. Engineering Ltd.

Tina Ngoc Ly, Energy Analyst

Tina Ngoc Ly, Energy Analyst

Tina is an invaluable asset to our team, specializing in energy modelling and analysis. With an extensive skill set that includes proficiency in CanQuest, eQuest, Therm, and Hot2000, Tina brings a wealth of expertise to D.B.K. Engineering Ltd. Her dedication to sustainable practices is underscored by her LEED Green Associate certification.

Tina acquired her diploma in Sustainable Energy and Building Technology from Humber College in Toronto, demonstrating her commitment to environmentally conscious engineering solutions. Her adeptness in various energy modelling software and her strong foundation in sustainable energy principles make her an integral part of our mission to provide cutting-edge MEP design solutions.

Moon Alom, Business Development

Moon Alom, Business Development

Moon Alom, an invaluable member of the D.B.K. Engineering Ltd. team, serving as Business Development. As an accomplished Architectural graduate, Moon brings a wealth of skills to the table, including exceptional communication, project management, safety protocols, organizational prowess, and a keen eye for detail.

Jomer Estrada, Mechanical Designer

Jomer Estrada, Mechanical Designer

Jomer Estrada, an invaluable member of the D.B.K. Engineering Ltd. team, serves as a proficient BIM Revit Modeler and Mechanical Designer. As an accomplished Engineering graduate, Jomer brings a wealth of skills, including exceptional communication, project management, safety protocols, organizational prowess, and a keen eye for detail.

Specializing in HVAC design and construction, Jomer boasts extensive expertise in various domains, notably variable volume refrigerant flow air-conditioners, water and air-cooled chillers, and more. His broad knowledge enables him to navigate complex projects efficiently while ensuring top-notch service delivery.

Jomer is adept at seamlessly managing multiple priorities, consistently delivering exceptional outcomes with a positive and welcoming demeanour. His commitment to excellence and comprehensive skill set make him an indispensable asset to our team at D.B.K. Engineering Ltd.

Abu Saikat, Electrical Designer

Electrical Designer

Maisha Jesmin, Business Analyst

Maisha Jesmin, Business Analyst

As a Business Analyst, Maisha Jesmin brings our dynamic team a unique blend of economic expertise, research proficiency, and business development acumen. Maisha’s academic journey includes a comprehensive understanding of business and economic principles, solidified by her Bachelor of Social Science (Economics) from the University of Dhaka and a Master of Arts (Economics) from the University of Alberta. Her educational background serves as a strong foundation for navigating the intricacies of the business landscape, including the ESG (environmental, social, and (corporate) governance), ensuring a strategic and informed approach to our MEP consulting services.

Backed by diverse experiences in international organizations, where she worked on projects with collaborations with USAID, FAO, and CDD, Maisha proved her ability to identify and pursue project opportunities, collaborating seamlessly with cross-functional teams. With her adeptness in adjusting to various roles underscoring her resilience and effectiveness in delivering results in dynamic professional environments, Maisha Jesmin is determined to elevate DBK Engineering Ltd.’s market position and contribute significantly to our strategic growth initiatives.

Chris Sham, Mechanical Designer

Mechanical Designer