At the heart of UEM’s success is our team of talented and qualified staff who bring their best knowledge, experience, and commitment to each and every client and project.  Scroll down to meet UEM’s Senior Management Team.

David Schram

Senior Consultant

David is a founding member and former President of UEM. He provides professional consulting services to both private and public sector clients. His principal areas of expertise include project management, environmental assessment and strategic consulting. David uses a partnership approach with his clients and works closely with them to find workable and practical solutions. His skills in facilitation and negotiation are essential in developing and implementing partnership agreements and community acceptance of large projects.

Greg Taras, RPP

President and Senior Planner

Greg is a founding member of the company, current President, and is a Senior Planner at UEM. Greg is involved in all aspects of planning and approvals including: land development, waste management, class and full environmental assessments, and other planning projects. Greg has worked on numerous waste management master plan and site selection projects throughout Ontario. Greg also has extensive experience in the development and implementation of public consultation and engagement programs, meeting/workshop facilitation.

Steve Brant, P.Eng.

Civil Engineering Department Lead

Steve joined UEM in June 2011 and leads UEM’s Engineering Design Team. Steve’s areas of expertise include all facets of Municipal Engineering. With over 40 years of experience, Steve has managed projects in environmental assessment as well as the design and contract administration of sanitary sewers, storm sewers, watermains, roads, and bridges. Steve has a wealth of experience in approvals processes, including liaison with approval agencies and all levels of government, and has taken numerous projects from concept to completion.

Eric D'Uva, P.Eng., PMP

Project Engineer, General Manager

Eric is a Civil Engineer and Project Management Professional with UEM since 2014. Eric specializes in project management including a $100+ million Canada Games Park and Henley Rowing Center facilities, $75+ million capital improvement project for Niagara College. Eric’s experience includes managing stakeholders, budgets, schedules, communications and deliverables; as well as, performing contract administration tasks such as developing Invoices, answering queries from stakeholders, and construction observation. Several notable multimillion-dollar projects were completed on schedule and budget under Eric’s management.  Eric is also a leader of UEM’s engineering team with significant experience in stormwater management, underground municipal infrastructure, and creek rehabilitation.