Leadership Team



Marc Bracken, M.A.Sc., P.Eng

Vice President and General Manager

With more than 18 years of experience in acoustical and vibration engineering, and 11 years of management experience in the water industry, Marc Bracken is Vice President and General Manager of Echologics.

As the founder of Echologics, Marc has led the company in its vision and acoustic technology development. These efforts have made the company a global success, and have enabled utilities around the world to better manage aging water infrastructure challenges and conserve water resources. Marc has presented numerous technical papers on leak detection and water pipe condition assessment.

Marc received Bachelor and Master degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto.

Eric Stacey, MBA, P. ENG

Director of Operations & Finance

Eric has over 15 years of experience working with high-tech companies in the water industry. He leverages this knowledge to help develop next generation, IoT based solutions at Echologics.


Dave Johnston, P.Eng

Director, Field Service and Technology

Since joining Echologics in 2004, Dave has worked with Echologics during various stages of its hardware development, especially in the areas of design and testing.

He played a key role in developing the field methodology behind Echologics’ acoustic leak detection and leak correlation solutions, helping to give him the wealth of experience and expertise needed to manage the company’s Field Service and Technology divisions.

Dave’s background in materials engineering has helped the company develop non-invasive leak detection and condition assessment solutions for many different pipe types and materials. Along with teaching several leak detection courses for Echologics, Dave has an enormous amount of field experience with leak correlation and pipe wall integrity assessments.

Dave earned a degree in Material Engineering from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.





Charlie Fricke, MBA


With over 25 years in sales and marketing in the technology industry, Charlie Fricke is Vice President of Strategic Accounts.

Anotha Thamesh


Anotha has been with Echologics for over 11 years and has served in numerous roles within the company. Today, she applies her expertise as the global Customer Service Manager.

Alain Lalonde, P. ENG


With over 22 years of experience, Alain has managed some of the largest NRW programs in Canada. He is a member of the AWWA Water Loss Control Committee and IWA Water Loss Specialist Group.

Stewart Day

Stewart Day


Stewart has almost 25 years of experience in the water industry. He has worked with utilities to develop some of the largest condition assessment and monitoring programs in North America.



John Marciszewski, M. Eng


With 25 years of high-tech commercialization experience in the water and energy sectors, John helps water utilities create capital-efficient asset management programs.

Andrea Myles


As part of a focused programming team and for nearly 8 years, Andrea has been developing and advancing software that is at the heart of Echologics advanced acoustic technologies.

Mark Nicol


With over 15 years of experience in the international water sector, Mark has helped countless utilities optimize their water supply networks. Based in Singapore he oversees our international operations.

Chris Oates


Chris has been with Echologics for over 13 years and currently serves as a senior project manager. He has successfully conducted leak detection projects at hundreds of locations around the world.



Michael Livermore

Michael Livermore


With over 25 years of experience in the water industry, Michael uses his background in water main pipe manufacturing, design, leak detection and inspection to help utilities develop the right condition assessment plans to meet their needs.

Mike Stadnyckyj


With nearly 20 years of experience in the water industry, Mike has helped to commercialize a variety of leading technologies used for condition assessment, pipe monitoring and leak detection.

Hannah Lindsey


Hannah has significant expertise in working with leading-edge acoustic technologies, commissioning IoT based leak detection systems and training utilities on the use of data interfaces.

Jay Shah, P. ENG


Over the past several years, Jay has played an instrumental role in successfully delivering condition assessment projects, including several of the largest of their kind in North America and Europe.



Matthew Barrett, PhD


Specializing in Physics, Matthew has several years of experience at large-scale research facilities in Germany and France and applies his knowledge of wave theory to analyze acoustic data.

Sebastien Perrier, PhD


Specialized in advanced acoustic theory and vibration analysis, Sebastien applies his expertise to optimize and develop next generation solutions for buried pipe infrastructure management.

Asha Budhlall


Over the past 5 years, Asha has managed critical water pipe condition assessment projects on both distribution and transmission mains. She has worked on some of the largest projects in North America.

Godwin Chianugo


With over 6 years of experience in the oil and gas and water sectors, Godwin has worked on 4 continents training local field crews to use Echologics technology and searching for leaks.

Wilson Chua


Wilson has over 15 years of experience in the water industry. Based in Singapore, he works with water companies throughout Asia to develop advanced water loss control and water main asset management programs.



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