James Sterling joins True North Solutions as ICCS Director, Strategic Growth and Operations

Calgary, Alberta — True North Solutions is pleased to announce that James Sterling has joined our team in the role of Integrated Commissioning and Completions Services (ICCS) Director, Strategic Growth & Operations.

James is a senior hydrocarbon and energy leader with more than 25 years of construction, completions, and commissioning experience. James leverages digital enablement platforms and workflows and transformative tools to provide real-time data-centric stewardship and key performance indicators across project lifespans. Through these tools, he has supported project teams with the right information at the right time to facilitate correct decision-making. With his support, James’ stakeholders have experienced reduced risk, reduced costs, improved data integrity, and a foundation of trust and integrity.

Throughout his career, James has demonstrated excellence in guiding multidisciplinary design, construction, quality control, and commissioning and completions teams. In his most recent role, James served as a Construction, Completions and Commissioning Manager, responsible for building an integrated digital turnover / handover platform for multiple Suncor Energy projects across Alberta.

“We are thrilled to welcome James to our team as a key addition in response to the growing success of our organization and the escalating demand for subject matter experts in the industry,” said Tony Manning, Vice President of ICCS. “Having known James for over five years and having had the privilege of working alongside him, I am confident that his wealth of experience, particularly as a former business owner and vice principal in Saskatchewan, will greatly contribute to our team dynamics. His proven track record in hydrocarbon and energy projects, coupled with his effective communication skills and calm leadership, positions him as an asset in driving the continued success of our business and meeting the needs of our current and future clients.”

In his new role, James will be responsible for senior project management, resource management, and business planning and development for True North’s ICCS team for clients across all the industries True North serves.


Established in 2006, True North Solutions was born of a vision for a different kind of company, the kind of company we have always wanted to work for and work with – a company that makes us proud. Our core values are ever-present and still our guiding light to True North Solutions’ business today and future. True North Solutions continues to be an employee-centric, client-focused, and vendor-neutral company with headquarters in Calgary, Alberta and Denver, Colorado. We provide fully customized industrial engineering solutions (automation, functional safety, enterprise asset management, electrical engineering, integrated completions and commissioning, industrial telecommunications networking, cybersecurity, project management, and recruitment services) across a variety of industries, including Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Water & Wastewater, Mining, Utilities, Power Generation, Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, and other.

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