Who We Are

Our History

Founded in 2015, Melanite Group Ltd is a leading management consulting boutique based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We primarily work in four key business sectors – energy, waste, water, and marine.

At Melanite Group, we work hard to deliver custom solutions that best fit our clients’ needs. We continually focus on providing value, efficiency, and the highest level of flexible customer service.

We are first and foremost a management company with multidisciplinary staff with experts in engineering, purchasing, distribution, logistics, estimation, scheduling, project control, and project management.

Company Profile

Melanite Group’s expertise lies in the following areas: feasibility studies, design and engineering, procurement, project management, and turnkey delivery. We have a proven track record of working with different levels of government in Canada including Federal, Provincial, and Municipal as well as international organizations. We possess the knowledge, resources, manpower, and relationships to deliver the broadest range of products as well as manage complicated requirements for our clients.

Melanite Group recognizes its responsibility as a global citizen and is continually striving to reduce the environmental impact of the work we do. Our passion for problem solving throughout a diverse range of industries differentiates us from our competition. Accountability, innovation, and sustainability are at the core of what we do. We take pride in our capabilities both in the range of products and services that we are equipped to provide and the quality with which we are able to provide them.

Our Team

Sal Ghafouri

Founder and CEO

Entrepreneur, Business Consultant, and Senior Project Manager with 15 years in innovation, business development, procurement, and project management across different industries (energy, construction, healthcare, and ICT).

Said Chadi

VP Global Business Development

Professional Engineer, Senior Business Developer, and Project Manager with over 11 years of international experience in product development, lean management, negotiations, planning, public relationship, and operations.

Hamed Rajaee

Account Executive Government Procurement

Business Analyst and Procurement Specialist with over 10 years of experience leading market research and business development initiatives for several SME's in Canada and abroad.

Ali Akbarian

Account Executive Energy

CSCP (On Progress), Masters of International Business Law, LLM., Operations Manager, Negotiator with over 10 years of experience in Procurement, Logistics, and Purchasing in the Global Supply Chain across Aviation, Oil & Gas, and Marine Industries.

Hamed Sepehr

Account Executive Waste-to-Energy

Business Developer and Procurement Specialist, Technology Developer, Chemical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in R&D, and innovative technologies in oil/gas, adsorptive carbon capture and greenhouse gas reduction, nanotechnology, and microfluidics.

Reza Enaloui

Chief Technology Officer

Entrepreneurial spirited individual with over 10 years of executive level experience. Expert in energy industry/infrastructure, industrial automation, and electrical R&D. Certified Product Manager (CPM) knowledgeable in product management and full project life cycle management with proven track record of developing strategic plans, evaluating, and deploying several technical projects within Canada and overseas.

Jafar Kamilpour

Senior Account Manager, Marine

Proficiency on offshore and marine industry with over 22 years of experience in oil and gas field, 5 years of experience on shipping, ship management, expert on maintenance, operations, procurement, team leading, negotiations, work relationships and business development.

Payam Akto

Project Manager Assistant

Geothermal Geologist, Assistant Project Manager, and Software Developer with over 12 years of experience in exploration and development of geothermal resources in hydrothermal and sedimentary environments (volunteer consultant).

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