Fellow Supply Chain Management Professional
The Highest Recognition of Supply Chain Leadership
Fellow Supply Chain Management Professional™ (FSCMP™), or “Fellow”, is an individual who is awarded the honourary designation by Supply Chain Canada for conspicuous service to the industry, profession and community at large. The accolade is reserved for executives whose careers have demonstrated visionary leadership, innovation and excellence in supply chain management.
The FSCMP is based on the most rigorous selection standards and is not awarded every year. Since 1919, only 60 recipients have received the designation. As Canada’s highest award in supply chain leadership, and the most exclusive, the FSCMP represents the pinnacle of achievement in our industry.
A Fellow is Canada at its finest.
2022 Fellow NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
Gurj is a strong manager and leader with over 30 years of experience in the areas of audit, risk, finance and business restructuring. He excels in risk analysis and strategic planning and thrives in working in challenging situations. He values teamwork, building relationships and communicating effectively.
Gurj manages a large operational group that includes material management, logistics and fleet management and continues to learn the business side of these complex operations. Gurj’s role as Chief Supply Chain Officer has him overseeing BC Hydro’s Materials Management, Fleet Services and Centralized Procurement. Under a supply chain structure, Gurj is responsible for approximately 500 staff, $180M of inventory, 3,500 vehicles and $2B of annual capital procurement. Gurj is also managing an SAP Supply Chain Applications project which is was implemented in August 2020 and is currently in the sustainment phase.
Gurj joined BC Hydro in 2001 and his prior roles have included Director of Audit Services, Chief Risk Officer, Director of Finance (Generation), Acting Director of Project Delivery (Generation) and Executive Director, Finance & Supply Chain (T&D). Prior to joining BC Hydro, Gurj gained over 10 years of experience in the areas of accounting, auditing, mergers & acquisitions, statutory reporting and business restructuring in the services industry.
Gurj is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a license in Washington State. He has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance from Simon Fraser University and holds a Certificate in Risk Management Assurance with the Institute of Internal Auditors of BC.
Lani Lindsay has over 20 years experience in Logistics, Information Technology and Supply Chain. She is the Vice-President of Supply Chain and Replenishment at Walmart, accountable for the flow of goods of all merchandise in store and online. She is passionate about leading organizational change and developing high performance teams. She is a graduate of Harvard Business School and completed the Masters program in Supply Chain and Logistics at the Schulich School of Business. Lani serves as Vice-Chair on the Supply Chain Management Association Ontario. She is actively involved in the community and served on the PC Children's Charity Board as well as Chair for Breakfast for Learning. Lani is a proud mom to her 18-year-old daughter, Sarah, and has been happily married for 23 years to Glen.
Highly entrepreneurial, Chiko is focused on advancing Metro Supply Chain’s position as the leading end-to-end supply chain solutions partner for some of the world’s fastest growing and biggest brands. Under 40 years of his vision, Metro Supply Chain has grown from a single warehouse operation into an international business with more than 70 sites and 6,000 associates, offering everything from strategic direction to e-commerce fulfillment to last mile delivery to post-production packaging. He is also Chairman of LDC Logistics Development Corporation, a foremost real estate, development, and investment company.
A lifetime patron of and participant in Canadian defence and R&D initiatives, Chiko was appointed Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army Intelligence Regiment in 2019. He is also a Board Director of the St. John Ambulance Federal District Council and a Board Member of the Conference of Defence Associations Institute (CDA Institute). Chiko is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and a Provincial Commendation from the Order of St. John and has been appointed the Chevalier of the Order of St. George.