June 21, 2017 - June 2020
Currently retired from engineering practice in the oil and gas industry, Farid has been a registered Professional Engineer in Alberta for 35 years. He honed his business and technical skills as an executive and specialist in the oil and gas industry, mentoring technical teams in operations, facilities and development of oil and gas fields focused on enhanced oil recovery schemes.
Farid is passionate about people and small businesses, and has investments in commercial real estate, recycling, automotive services and manufacturing industries. He started the Deerfoot Bottle Depot in Calgary in 1999 and has been an active director of the Alberta Bottle Depot Association since then, also serving a four-year term as President.
Farid currently participates on the BCMB’s Audit Committee.