Corporate Profile


Revive. Renew. Rebuild.


Symmetry Asset Management’s work includes revitalized urban centres, industrial complexes, and agricultural projects. We also inject new capital into business assets repositioned for growth.

An entrepreneurial spirit drives Symmetry to innovate, create value, and ensure measurable impact. In this culture we apply vision and tenacity to identify prime opportunities – opportunities often missed by our competitors.

Based in Edmonton, Canada, Symmetry Asset Management aims to stimulate economic growth in a region, town, or neighbourhood. Our projects – executed independently or with partners – are resilient, sustainable, and create longer-term wealth.

Symmetry’s diverse range of projects includes:
  • Urban Revitalization
  • Brownfield Development
  • Industrial Plants
  • Energy and Waste Facilities
  • Forestry and Agricultural
  • Mixed-use Clusters

Given the world’s changing economic and political conditions, Symmetry Asset Management works opportunistically. Our approach is never prescriptive, but innovative and patient. We always embrace a longer-term perspective focused on the creation of wealth and value.

A New Direction


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It’s almost universally accepted that governments, businesses, and individual citizens need to protect and improve our natural environment. Symmetry is exploring new ideas and innovative projects in which we can challenge convention and implement green technology and architecture.

Management


Leadership Team

Ultimately, the key to our success is an exceptionally talented and diverse management team. Success is facilitated with dynamic partners who are ready to collaborate and invest at the right price and at the right time.


Dan White


Chief Executive Officer


Dan White is an entrepreneur with more 35 years’ of in-depth experience in real estate acquisition, strategic planning, financial analysis, sales, and marketing. Dan is also highly experienced in international trade in natural resources.

Dan has a unique ability to adeptly combine marketing strategy and financial analysis into sound business plans. This has served him extremely well, allowing him to work on exciting projects across Alberta, Canada.

Dan began his career in real estate in the 1970s, restoring modest single building projects in the cities of Edmonton and Calgary, Canada. He then led in the redevelopment of a number of buildings in downtown Edmonton.

Dan’s international experience includes work in Italy and the Caribbean, reporting to his employer’s Zurich-based head office in Switzerland.

Shawn Nowokowski


Operations Manager


Mr. Nowokowski joined Absolute Environmental Waste Management Inc. as Operations Manager in 2015. Mr. Nowokowski is responsible for our class 1A deep injection wells and the overall success of our uninterrupted disposal services. Shawn is a seasoned leader with over 10 years extensive experience building and growing operations in the oil and gas industry. He began his career in the oil and gas industry with Newalta Corporation and has held positions of increasing responsibility throughout Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. He is an accomplished project leader and pioneered the research and development, construction, commissioning and production phases of the first commercial-scale demonstration plant for the process of mature fine tailings (MFT) at Syncrude’s oil sands mine operation near Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Shawn holds a fourth class power engineering certificate from the Alberta Boilers Safety Association and has received a modern safety management certificate from Det Norske Veritas (DNV). He also completed global training course and has received a certificate awarding him of demonstrating a commitment to improving safety management through skills, knowledge and desire, and providing safety leadership for an injury-free environment.

Sunil Etikela


Project Manager - Environmental Engineer


Mr. Sunil joined Absolute Environmental Waste Management Inc. in 2012 as a Project Manager - Environmental Engineer and currently oversees all environmental reports for the facility (Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessment Reports, Surface & Ground Water Monitoring Reports, Storm Water Management). He is responsible for the monthly volumetric submission required by the AER (Petrinex). He overseas the regulatory and compliance (AER & AESRD) for Absolute waste disposal operations, performs audits for Absolute waste disposal operations.

Sunil’s primary focus is closely integrating environmental practices with business operations to create strategic solutions that ultimately provide long-term value for the organization.

Sunil holds a Master’s Degree in Science and Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Windsor, Ontario. He has over five years of field and administrative experience and is committed to ongoing professional development. He is a registered member of Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (ASPB) as a Biologist in Trainee (BIT) and also a registered member with Canadian Environmental Certification Approvals Board (CECAB) as an Environmental Professional (EP).