About

Our Team

Every member of the AML team works with customer service and convenience in mind. Below are just some of the names and faces you might encounter in your inbox or on the road.

Robert Haydock

CEO

Robert joined AML Oceanographic in 2002. President since 2006 and CEO since 2009, Robert guides the AML team on its mission to “Make it Easy.” Fluent in English, Spanish and French, Robert has lived and worked in North America, Latin America, and Europe. Email Robert

Pete Reedeker

VP Deployment Systems

Pete joined AML in 2000 as a member of our Mechanical Engineering team.  Having led nearly every department at AML from Production to Sales & Marketing, Pete is now leveraging his experiences manufacturing and business development as VP of Deployment Systems. Email Pete

Dustin Olender, PhD

Director of Strategic Development

Dustin earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Victoria, after which he worked for several years designing instruments and sensors in the forestry sector before joining AML in October of 2011. After a couple years as Mechanical Designer of AML’s instrumentation and a couple more leading design and manufacturing operations, Dustin now directs the strategic development team focused on creating innovative solutions for the ocean sensing market. Email Dustin.

Chris Bueley

VP Instrumentation

Chris has an M.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Victoria and has a background in the research and development of novel fibre-optic based sensors. Prior to joining AML, he worked overseas for a number of years with a consulting firm in Australia’s mining industry. After several years in product design at AML – most notably our award-winning UV biofouling control technology – Chris now guides the development of our instrumentation solutions to market and beyond as VP of Instrumentation. Email Chris

Darrell Groom

Project Manager

With nearly 20 years of experience in project management, system operations, and sales in the ocean industry, Darrell brings a wealth of knowledge to his position of Project Manager at AML. A Professional Engineer graduating from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario in 1998, Darrell started with Brooke Ocean Technology (BOT) in 2003, staying on through acquisitions by ODIM and subsequently Rolls Royce. At AML, Darrell’s principal focus is ensuring all projects are successfully executed. Email Darrell

James Walton

Regional Sales Manager | Americas

An Electrical Engineer by training, James joined AML in 2011 to further accelerate our international sales growth. James lived in Japan for six years before returning to combine his technical background with his aptitude for developing relationships. Having managed a variety of regions and market segments at AML, James draws on extensive experience to support our customers in the Western hemisphere. Email James

David Wilson

Regional Sales Manager | EMEA

David joins AML with a wealth of sales and business development experience in the global maritime industry after 29 years with Kongsberg Maritime. A strong collaborator, David is adept at operating across diverse markets and cultures, having worked in Europe, South East Asia, North America, and the Middle East. Based near Aberdeen, Scotland, David’s main focus is supporting the success of AML’s clients in the regions of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Email David

Jackie Guo

Regional Sales Manager | Asia Pacific

With an MBA and over 10 years’ experience working with private, government, and higher education sectors in China and Canada, Jackie combines his knowledge of Eastern and Western culture to support his clients. Previously, Jackie was the Business Development Manager for Hawboldt Industries, responsible for promoting and selling winch solutions in Asia. Jackie’s top priority at AML is ensuring the success of our customers in the Asia Pacific region. Email Jackie

Mark Smith

Customer Success Manager

Mark has over 20 years of experience in program management, business operations, and sales in the ocean industry. A Certified Engineering Technologist, Mark started with Brooke Ocean Technology (BOT) in 1999, an organization which was acquired by ODIM in 2006, and later by Rolls Royce. Mark heads up our Customer Success team, making sure the AML client experience is second to none. Email Mark

Erin Caskey

Customer Order Coordinator

A member of AML’s team since 2002 in various capacities, Erin ensures customers have a seamless ordering experience as Customer Order Coordinator. Email Erin

Jehan Zouak

Marketing Coordinator

After completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Victoria, Jehan joined AML in 2012. After a couple of years assisting our customers in the EMEA and APAC regions, Jehan has returned her full attention to AML’s marketing efforts. Email Jehan