I am an experienced drone pilot with Part 107 certification and extensive experience with flight planning and risk management. As a private single engine pilot my familiarity with aeronautical regulations and communications brings value to the shoot.


1/18 – Current

Drone Operator (Lead, Piano Piano Productions Inc.) – Field Services for Aerial Survey

Zon Engineering Corporate — Commercial/Ad — Zon Engineering Inc Details
1/18 – Current

I implemented an aerial survey program at this company. I established the Standards of Practice, the training curriculum, and all safety related documentation. I trained the first drone pilots in Aerial survey work and captured media footage for corporate marketing in the engineering field. I have been responsible for developing software integration for drone surveying, capturing professional footage for marketing efforts, as well as post processing. As a result of my experience here I am able to handle technically complex drone footage with a cinematic approach to the camera.

6/13 – 2/19

Drone Operator (Lead - Project Manager in division) – Zon Engineering Inc

6/13 – 2/19

I was responsible for implementing Standards of Practice for our services in Aerial Surveys. I ensured that we were compliant as a company, developed a flight planning and implementation practice to be utilized company wide, trained new pilots, and piloted unmanned aircraft for the purposes of surveying solar electrical installations. Familiar with all types of software used in drone surveying, 3D modeling, setback confirmation.


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Class of '19

FAA Part 107

Part 107 Certificate, valid until 2021
Class of '18


UAV Ground School Certificate
Class of '17

First Aid with CPR

Wilderness First Responder - Over 200 hours of training
Class of '12

York University

Environmental Sciences - Masters
Class of '04

Aero Academy

Private Pilot - Single Engine Aircraft

My Gear

  • Canon 5D Mark III
  • shoulder rig
  • Sony a6500
  • Steady cam rig
  • Studio Lighting package
  • Sein
  • Ham radio for two way communications
  • Phantom 4 Pro with Ipad Mini 4 128 GB tablet - Several Batteries
  • sennheiser shotgun and lav mic
  • Tripods with Fluid Head


  • Ham Radio Operator
  • Western University Graduate
  • York University Graduate


  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Dropbox
  • Leadership
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • 3D Modeling
  • Smartsheet
  • Organizational
  • Drone Deploy
  • planning and implementation
  • Single Engine Flight
  • Unmanned Flight