Full Name
Matthew Oliver, P.Eng.
Job Title
Chief Regulatory Officer
Company
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
Speaker Bio
Matthew is the Deputy Registrar and Chief Regulatory Officer of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. APEGA regulates the practice of engineering and geoscience in the Province of Alberta for 72,000 members.

Matthew served in the Canadian Forces for 20 years as an aerospace engineer. This included serving as chief engineer for a fighter squadron and leading a team of international flight test professions conducting test and certification of high-performance aircraft and escape systems. He holds degrees in computer engineering, electrical engineering, divinity, and a graduate certificate in restorative justice.

In 2006 he was appointed a commissioner by the Lieutenant-Governor to hear workers’ compensation appeals, a role he continued for nine years. He also worked as a consulting forensic engineer performing fire and electrical failure investigations.

In 2015 Matthew joined APEGA as the Deputy Director of Registration and in 2016 as the Director, responsible for processing some 7,000 engineering and geoscience applications per year. In his present role as Chief Regulatory Officer he is responsible for all regulatory activities at APEGA: investigation, discipline, protection of right to title and right to practice, professional practice, examinations and registration.
Matthew Oliver, P.Eng.