Sept 12, 2023

BBA announces acquisition of Refinery Leadership Partners, Inc., a leadership and organizational development consulting firm

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BBA is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Refinery Leadership Partners, Inc., a leadership and organizational development consulting firm, effective September 1st. Refinery is renowned for its immediately impactful and practical leadership development programs, giving leaders the tools they need to inspire others to improve business results through their people.

  1. “We need to bear in mind that industrial transformation is creating major changes for people. To serve our clients well, our approach must be more focused on the human aspect,” states Jérôme Pelletier, President and CEO of BBA. “We’re merging our skills with those of Refinery, who’ll be bringing a human dimension to our consulting services. Their expertise in managing long-term growth strategies, especially in industrial sectors like energy and natural resources, perfectly reflects our vision of inspiring and effective leadership.”

    Refinery's CEO, Susan Eick, shares the organization’s vision for the future: “Our goal with our clients is to seamlessly integrate impactful leadership practices into the culture, vision and operations of organizations, which is why we recognize the tremendous synergy opportunities between Refinery and BBA. We both want to serve as catalysts for change, supporting our clients in their transition toward profitable, diverse and sustainable futures.”

    While Refinery will continue to operate as a separate entity under the BBA umbrella, both organizations are excited about the shared opportunities that lie ahead. The partnership will extend to various projects, further enhancing the service offerings of both firms.

    This strategic move represents a significant step for BBA in heightening its advisory service capabilities and solidifying its commitment to supporting industries through transformational change.

    For further inquiries and partnership opportunities, please visit one of our websites: or

About BBA

BBA has been providing a wide range of consulting engineering services for over 40 years. Today, its engineering, environmental and commissioning experts team up to quickly and accurately pinpoint the needs of industrial and institutional clients. The firm’s expertise is recognized in the Energy and Natural Resources industry. With 20 offices in Canada and internationally (USA and Chile), offering clients local support and field presence, BBA provides some of the industry’s most innovative, sustainable and reliable engineering solutions.

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