New Entity Will Advise Companies on Strategy,
Risk Management, and Finding New Opportunities
to Create Value from Strategic Decision Making

November 6, 2018 – US-based management consulting firm Strategic Decisions Group and Canada-based engineering firm Engcomp announced today that the two companies have formed a strategic alliance to advise Canadian companies in mining and related industries on strategy and risk management.

Jason Mewis

Jason Mewis, President, Engcomp

“This alliance combines SDG’s world-class capabilities in strategy development and Engcomp’s deep experience in risk analysis and engineering to provide a broad range of services to the Canadian heavy industrial market,” said Jason Mewis, president and senior engineer with Engcomp. Mr. Mewis manages the alliance from Engcomp’s office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

“We are enthusiastic about this alliance because it combines Engcomp’s extensive experience supporting clients in the mining and resource industries with SDG’s approaches to strategy and risk,” said Dr. Carl Spetzler, chairman and chief executive office of Strategic Decisions Group. “We look forward to working together to expand the strategic decision capabilities of our mutual clients.”

The alliance will provide strategic decision consulting services to clients in mining and resource industries, including related downstream industries. “This alliance brings a unique capability to quantify and make transparent the tradeoffs of value and risk in volatile markets,” said Mr. Mewis. “Many companies in the resource industry will find tremendous value from applying this approach in their decision making.”

SDG, headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., has provided strategy consulting and risk management to clients since 1981. In addition to its US headquarters, the firm has a presence in Canada and offices in Europe and the Middle East.

Mr. Mewis founded Engcomp as an engineering firm in Saskatchewan in 2004. The firm provides multi-disciplinary engineering services to the mining, ag-industrial, chemical processing, and food processing industries in Canada.

About SDG

Founded in 1981, Strategic Decisions Group is an international management consulting firm renowned for its expertise strategic decision making, risk management, and shareholder value creation. Through a collaborative, team-based approach, SDG helps clients find innovative, creative strategies to thrive today, while also helping them build internal competencies and more effective decision-making processes to meet competitive challenges in the future. For more information, visit

About Engcomp

A trusted engineering firm since 2004. Engcomp provides clients with innovative solutions to meet their complex project needs. Catering to Canada’s heavy industrial market, Engcomp delivers multidisciplinary engineering, cost consulting, risk analysis, risk management and decision analysis services.  For more information, visit