Nick Mocan was appointed as the firm’s president in 2020. As President, he works with the senior management team to advance initiatives including business development, day-to-day operations, marketing, and recruitment among other key responsibilities, and continues to enhance the company’s participation within the communities it serves. Nick spearheaded the opening of the company’s first GTA office in Milton in 2009 and its expansion in 2015 to meet a three-fold growth.
Nick has twenty years of experience in civil engineering with a focus on water resources for land development and municipal infrastructure projects. Nick is skilled in evaluating and directing multi-faceted projects from preliminary studies to construction implementation. His technical skills in civil and water resources engineering are supported by a respected reputation for expediting project approvals through various agencies at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels, as well as Conservation Authorities. Nick has provided testimony as an expert witness before the Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) and participated in mediation proceedings involving land development applications.
As an active member of the Milton business community, Nick presently serves on the Milton Economic Development Advisory Committee, has served as a Director on the Milton Chamber of Commerce, and has participated on several committees including community awards, scholarship, and fundraising.
Nick has maintained strong ties with the University of Guelph where he earned both of his degrees in water resources engineering and delivered a series of water management workshops. In 2013, he was the recipient of The School of Engineering’s Mid-Career Award and in 2014 delivered the keynote address at the University’s Annual Symposium for graduate engineers. The University is recognized for its leading edge water resources and environmental programs and has been a continuing source of talented co-op students and graduate engineers for the firm.
In addition to Nick’s leadership role at Crozier, he is currently leading research projects with some of Canada’s top universities including Wilfrid Laurier University and Western University to improve the future of stormwater management.