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Isaac specializes in hands-on, front-line operational and financial performance improvement. Our team of experienced, highly qualified engineers works closely with companies to improve their operations and supply chain.


advisory board

  • Ian Quest

    After time at Rolls-Royce working within their civil aerospace programmes in a variety of roles, Ian spent 12 years with Newton (now isaac) helping grow the business from 4 to 180 and leading much of the company’s work with Large Engineering programmes, including shipbuilding, rail, aerospace, subsea and automotive across Europe and in North America. Ian now supports isaac in both its work in the engineering and automotive sectors as well as in a board advisory role, supporting its continued growth throughout North America.

  • Rudy Palladina

    A veteran of the aviation industry, Rudy has served in a number of leadership positions in both Canada and the U.S. Most recently, he was a board director for Airbus Helicopter U.S. (formerly American Eurocopter Corporation). Prior to this role, he served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and was also previously executive Vice President for Airbus Helicopter’s Canadian subsidiary. As a board advisor Rudy provides support for isaac’s work in the aviation sector.

  • Fred Jaques

    Fred is a bilingual CEO with extensive Canadian, U.S. and international leadership experience. He has established a track record of growth during challenging market cycles and possesses outstanding executive leadership skills. Fred’s most recent role was President and Chief Operating Officer for Sofina Foods Inc. Prior to Sofina, he led companies including Santa Maria Foods, Dare Foods, Labatt Brewing Co. and Kellogg Company. Fred also continues to serve on a number of advisory boards.