Advisory Board

The Maritime Way Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of various business leaders in the community of Ottawa ON, Victoria BC and Calgary AB.  The board’s mandate is to advise on the current and future business dealings that Maritime Way will be engaged in.  The team members are as follows:

Canadian Environmental Technology Advancement Corporation- WEST

CETAC-WEST is a private sector, not-for-profit corporation committed to helping small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) engaged in the development and commercialization of new environmental technologies. (

Michael van Aahout, President & Chairman of Stratos. 

Stratos is a specialized management consulting firm that helps businesses, governments and associations recognize and act on environmental, social and economic risks and opportunities ( 

G. Michael Simpson Professional Corporation – Maritime Way Accounting Firm. 

GMSPC is passionate about providing new and innovative solutions to our clients to assist them in growing their business. We believe these solutions will have a powerful and positive impact on their business and quality of life.  We encourage and want to assist the business growth and development of the entrepreneur to help him/her to create sustainable efficiency and solvency.  The ultimate measure of our success is to receive endorsements from strategic partners and clients who recommend our services. (

James Kraft, President and Senior Consultant of J. Kraft Consulting.

JKraft Consulting provides Strategic Planning and Project Management Support to businesses, programs or projects often fail when they are not part of a strategic plan.  Jim also does a lot of consulting with Government to develop Maritime Security and C4ISR projects for government departments such as DND, Transport Canada and DFO/CG (

JP McAvoy, Partner at Conduct Law – Legal Representation for MWS.

Jeffrey (J.P.) McAvoy practices corporate and commercial law. He assists his clients with a wide range of transactions including financings and acquisitions, re-organizations, and corporate entity structuring matters. He acts for clients buying and selling businesses and represents a diverse range of corporations in Canada, the United States, and Eastern Asia. (