Planes, Trains & Automobiles:
Investing and Growing your Business in a Land-Locked Province
Grab some lunch, connect with peers, and hear how your local transportation leaders are working to ensure that Saskatchewan products reach the rest of Canada, North America, and the world.
President & CEO
Saskatoon Airport Authority
Stephen Maybury graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree and a Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree in International Aviation from Concordia University. Stephen is a registered Professional Engineer, Accredited Airport Executive and a Certified International Trade Professional.
In 1994, Stephen began his professional air transportation career in commercial aviation and subsequently transitioned into the airport business. He worked with various airports across Canada including the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Charlottetown Airport Authority, and Southport Aerospace Centre Inc. In 2012, Stephen was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Saskatoon Airport Authority to strategically build corporate success and deliver Canada's most valued airport experience.
Director of Sales, Bulk Commodities
Mr. Jay Roberts is Director of Sales for Canadian bulk commodities for CN Railway. Mr. Roberts has over 15 years of Supply Chain experience with CN. He has led a variety of roles in his career with CN spanning from engineering, mechanical and operations to sales and marketing.
Prior to joining CN Mr. Roberts worked with B.C Rail in Vancouver and Canada Steamship Lines in Montreal and Singapore. Jay's focus is working closely with our customers and terminal partners to optimize our supply chain logistics to help our customers (and their customers) win in their markets.
Mr. Roberts has a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta; he is a qualified conductor and locomotive engineer.
President & CEO
Ghost Transportation Services
Prior to forming Ghost Transportation Services in 1987, Mr. Dowling spent 14 years in the transportation industry in a variety of roles from Professional Transport Operator to Senior Management.
Mr. Dowling was awarded the 2000 Transportation Award of Achievement, for Initiative and Innovation, recognized as a Saskatchewan Man of Influence in 2006 and 2010 by Sask Business Magazine, inducted into the Saskatchewan Transportation Hall of Fame in 2008, recognized as Saskatchewan Business Leader of the Year at the 2009 Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce ABEX Awards, recipient of the 2013 NSBA Shirley Ryan Lifetime Achievement Award.