Executive Team: International



Gordon Brinker, PLS, CFedS

President, LWS Alaska

Gordon provides executive management of International operations. Gordon has 30 years of experience surveying and has directed large survey projects in Alaska and internationally including: Canada, Korea, and Russia. His expertise has been in dimensional control surveys, pipeline engineering, mining, and power transmission on major projects in the Alaska oil and gas industry. He also has extensive federal land survey experience spending several years working on Alaska Native American settlement surveys throughout the state. Gordon is a Professional Land Surveyor in Alaska and holds a CFedS certificate. Gordon has served in survey management roles for the past 20 years, leading to his current role as President International.


Peter Hickey

President, LWS Australia

As President of LW Survey Australia, Peter provides executive management of our Australian and South East Asia Operations. Peter has had 27 years of experience in surveying, having worked extensively in Australia, including remote oil & gas areas. Peter has a range of experience in project managing upstream and midstream oil & gas survey projects, land subdivisions and conducting large cadastral and engineering surveys. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Surveying and Cartography and has a Graduate Diploma in Surveying Practice. Peter has been an Owner/ Director in survey management and operations for 15 years and has held a consulting endorsement during that time. He has also held a cadastral endorsement in Australia for 24 years leading him to his current role as President LW Survey Australia.



Shaun Ewen, ALS, P.Eng

President, LWS Canada

Shaun is a Professional Land Surveyor and Engineer with over 18 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. His experience encompasses building and running companies, managing office and field operations, and overseeing a variety of large, complex, multi-year projects in Western Canada. Mr. Ewen’s focus with LW Survey Canada is management of legal survey projects in the region, as well as promoting LWSC’s ‘safety first’ culture. As part of the LWS leadership team, he helps to initiate and maintain corporate growth and promotes a positive environment to ensure career based employees thrive on their potential.