On-Site Magazine

Unke named president and CEO at Maven

By Adam Freill   

Construction Infrastructure

Industry veteran Jesse Unke will succeed Maven Consulting co-founder Trevor St Germain in leadership role at firm.

Jesse Unke (Photo courtesy of Maven Consulting Limited)

Jesse Unke is the new president and CEO of Maven Consulting Limited. An experienced industry executive and business leader, Unke will succeed co-founder Trevor St Germain, who will continue to act as a member of the board.

An engineering and construction executive with over 20 years of experience, Unke is past-president and board director for the British Columbia Construction Roundtable, and is a notable figure in the industry. Along with extensive experience developing and empowering high-performing teams, he has a history of working to ensure a healthy and safe working environment incorporating an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and trustworthy approach to leadership. He was also recently recognized through the Engineers Canada 30 by 30 EDI Champions for leaders in engineering workplaces program and, in 2020, he was a member of the Top 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction, as presented by On-Site Magazine and SitePartners.

“Jesse’s experience and drive makes him the perfect leader to take Maven to its next chapter of growth,” stated St Germain. “He has a unique ability to motivate and lead teams, develop the best industry relationships, and incorporate sustainable business and social principles, all of which are important to honour Maven’s 10-year history as we look forward to the next 10.”

“I am excited to take Maven to the next level by driving our strategy, strengthening and developing our corporate culture, and further building on Maven’s profile in our industry as a leader in engineering, project management, and construction services for power utilities and municipal infrastructure,” said Unke.


Unke is a PMI Project and Risk Management Professional (PMP/RMP), a Professional Engineer in Canada (P.Eng.) and the United States (PE), a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP), Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP), and an MMCD Certified Contract Administrator (CCA).

Maven is an engineering and construction consulting firm in the power industry, with a track record of leading engineering, project management and construction projects for power utilities and municipal infrastructure.




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