MEET THE TEAM

Mike Wright, B.Sc , R.P.Bio
Owner, Principal Project Manager, Senior Biologist

Mike graduated from the University of Victoria in 1979 with a degree in Marine Biology and began his fisheries career in the same year. He began his career with DFO, followed by a stint with another ..

Terrie Wright
Owner, CFO, Office Administrator / Manager

December 18, 1957 – July 2, 2022 It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Terrie passed away unexpectedly at Nanaimo General Hospital on July 2, 2022. Terrie is survived by her lovin..

Miranda Smith, B.Sc.,R.P. Bio. A.D. GIS
Lead Marine Biologist / Fisheries Biologist / GIS Specialist

Miranda brings a diverse background in both the marine and freshwater environments as a Marine Biologist, Lead GIS Specialist, and Assistant Manager for M.C. Wright and Associates. She has been worki..

Collin Thommasen, B.Sc
Senior Software Developer

Collin received his Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Computing Science from Vancouver Island University. He began working for M.C. Wright in 2008, using his software development skills to su..

Ryan Abbott, B.Sc, R.P.Bio
Project Manager, Professional Biologist

Ryan Abbott is MCW’s lead freshwater Fisheries Biologist and a Registered Professional Biologist (R.P. Bio) in good standing with the College of Applied Biology. Ryan has had extensive experience in..

Cosmo Roemer, B.Sc
Marine Biologist, Commercial Diver

Cosmo hails from Powell River, BC a coastal town known for its ruggedness. This inspired Cosmo’s wonder of the marine world and his passion for exploring it through diving. After obtaining his Bache..

Kay Forge, B.Sc
GIS and Geomatics Specialist

Kay received her B.Sc. degree in Geography from the University of Victoria in 2017, specializing in GIS and geomatics. Her career since then has focused on ecological and resource applications of GIS,..

Andrew Boxwell, M.Sc, B.I.T
Biologist, GIS Specialist, Drone Pilot

Andrew started his ecological career in 2015, working as an academic research technician in steep mountain streams to understand how run-of-river hydroelectric projects may affect coastal-tailed frogs..

Emily Mayenburg, B.Sc
Marine Ecologist, Commercial Diver

Emily graduated from Vancouver Island University with a Bachelor of Science and Technology in Natural Resource Management and, shortly after, received her commercial SCUBA certification. Throughout he..

Garrett Clement, M.A.Sc
Marine Engineer

Garrett, originally from a small town in the Albertan prairies called Millarville, has since migrated to the coast to pursue his passion for underwater exploration. After receiving a bachelor’s degr..