Leadership

At FSM Group, we are committed to engineering and operational excellence. With a depth of combined experience in the engineering and financial fields, our management team provides the expertise and insight needed by our valued clients. Our service is based on communication, respect and trust.

Keith Ryan

President and Chief Executive Officer
FSM Group LLC
Orlando, Florida
Keith Ryan

Keith Ryan is an aviation service industry veteran with more than thirty years of experience. He has served in numerous positions with various aviation service companies, eventually becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG) in 2002.

Keith was responsible for the strategic planning and financial success of ASIG between 2002 and 2012 and had oversight for seventy-one airport operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As President, he led ASIG through several key acquisitions, multiple new start-ups and an expansion of the company’s distribution network.

Keith has joined FSM Group as a Partner and will lead the expansion of its service portfolio in the United States. FSM Group LLC will deliver a full range of services to the aviation fuel industry.
 
 
 
 
James Fee

James Fee

Chairman
FSM Management Group Inc.

Montréal, Québec

James Fee began his aviation career as a helicopter pilot, and for nine years held several managerial positions with an aviation fueling service provider at Montréal’s Mirabel and Dorval airports and Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. From there he joined Air Canada as Manager of Fuel Purchasing, where he provided hedging and facility management services as well as becoming the Chairman of the Canadian Fuel Consortia.

As Chairman, James is involved in all large-scale airport fuel system development projects, and has taken a leadership role in structuring and managing the Consortia finances through the major banks. James was seconded to FSM Group from Air Canada in March 2005 where his seventeen years of airline experience contributed immensely leading up to the FSM Group Administrator phase-in on March 1, 2005. By mutual agreement between all concerned, James went on to become FSM Group’s Vice President in July 2005 and President in 2006. James was appointed Chairman in 2016.
 

Robert Iasenza, P.Eng., M.Eng.

President
FSM Management Group Inc.
Montréal, Québec

Robert IasenzaRobert Iasenza has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering. Robert has more than eighteen years of experience in the design, construction, project management, maintenance and operation of airport fuel systems. In March 2012, Robert was appointed as Vice President of Engineering and Operations, and was Director of Engineering and Environment for seven years. Robert was appointed President in 2016.

Since the start of his career in 1996, Robert has managed airport projects ranging from small technical modifications to the construction of large-scale fuel storage and distribution facilities. Robert also has experience in environmental management and has been involved in major remediation projects. His main function is that of principal project manager for fuel system projects, where he is tasked with overseeing all facets of the project from start to completion.

Robert is also responsible for regular communication and consultation with the client with respect to project reporting and approvals. Reporting to Robert is a well qualified team of junior and intermediate project managers that assist with management and coordination tasks. Numerous international clients have benefited from Robert’s experience and collaborative work style.
 

Wade Morrell

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
FSM Management Group Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

Wade MorrellWade Morrell has been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FSM Group since joining the team in April 2008. Prior to joining FSM Group, Wade held the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cargojet Airlines, an airline he joined during its start-up in 2002.

Before his involvement with Cargojet, in addition to being a founding partner, Wade held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of International Cargo Charters (ICC) from 1998 to 2002.

Having been one of the founding partners of ICC and former Chief Financial Officer of Cargojet Airlines, his involvement in the development of these two successful and unique airlines provided him tremendous experience in the complex world of aviation finance.

As Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FSM Group, Wade provides the oversight to FSM Group’s professional finance team as well as having the responsibility of managing the short- and long-term financing requirements of each of the Canadian airport Fuel Facility Corporations (FFCs), and currently manages in excess of $350M in financing on behalf of these FFCs.
 

Adrian Pollard, P.Eng.

Director of Engineering
FSM Management Group Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Adrian PollardAdrian Pollard has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He has more than fifteen years of experience managing a wide variety of aviation fuel projects across Canada, ranging from refueling vehicles to large-scale multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects to support long-term airport development plans. Recently, he managed the design and construction of the new $40 million fuel storage facility at Vancouver International Airport, in one of Canada’s most stringent seismic zones.

Adrian also has specific experience with large-scale remediation projects and environmental assessment processes. He managed the provincial environmental assessment and consultation process associated with the Vancouver Airport Fuel Delivery Project. This project will include Canada’s first marine offloading facility dedicated to aviation fuel that is directly connected to an airport. Adrian’s role primarily involves the coordination and assignment of duties to the project team, including legal, environmental, engineering, and marine experts. As the proponent’s representative, Adrian is also involved in media, public, and political engagement as well as direct consultation and negotiation with First Nations. In addition to projects in Vancouver, Adrian is responsible for overseeing a team of project engineers in a dynamic portfolio of airport fuel system projects in Edmonton, Calgary, and Winnipeg.
 

Matthew McKernan, P.Eng., M.Eng.

Director, Environment and Engineering
FSM Management Group Inc.
Montréal, Québec

Matthew McKernanMatthew McKernan joined FSM Group in 2014 in the position of Director, Environment and Engineering. Matthew has fifteen years of experience managing operational risks through management systems, auditing, and regulatory compliance programs. He has managed a wide range of projects for aircraft refueling infrastructure, environmental site remediation and business process automation. Matthew has a degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering.

Matthew began his career as an environmental manager for the aviation fueling service provider at the major commercial airports in Toronto, Montréal and Atlantic Canada. From there, he worked with VIA Rail Canada for a five year period, managing Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) risk with their maintenance, real estate and corporate departments. From 2010 to 2014, Matthew held regional and corporate EHS manager positions in the aerospace manufacturing sector for Pratt & Whitney Canada, managing a large group of multidisciplinary professionals to improve overall EHS performance. Matthew is responsible for overseeing a team of project engineers for a portfolio of airport fuel system projects in eastern Canada and oversees environmental management for FSM Group. His diverse industry experience brings a balanced perspective to both project management and environmental risk.