Our Team

Fleet Sim Training Solutions staff have extensive military experience, with backgrounds in Naval Warfare instruction, Naval Operational Team Training and in the planning and delivery of Maritime and Joint Warfare training exercises.
Gregory Price

Gregory Price

Chief Executive Officer

Accomplished retired military Officer, project manager and Naval Warfare specialist with 26 years of distinguished service in the Canadian Armed Forces…

Gregory Price

Accomplished retired military Officer, project manager and Naval Warfare specialist with 26 years of distinguished service in the Canadian Armed Forces. Specialized experience and knowledge in the fields of Naval Warfare, Naval training systems and military simulations systems.

Greg has conducted national and international operations in Canadian warships, including submarines, frigates and destroyers and has been involved in tactical, operational and strategic level planning in joint operations and exercises involving air, land and sea assets.

Greg has led tactics and team training staff in delivery of training of individual Warfare training and delivery of collective mission rehearsal training to Naval units preparing to deploy on operations. Management of Naval Warfare simulators and trainers, Naval simulation systems with integrated Command and Control (C2) and Tactical Data Link (TDL) systems and analysing / developing Naval combat effective training capabilities in LVC environment through use of emerging simulation technologies.

Greg has extensive experience in CF training systems; Naval Warfare tactics & procedures, oceanography, underwater acoustics and SONAR theory, production of exercise scenarios and supporting documentation, complex exercise control, writing training strategies and governance documentation.

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Jean Couillard

Jean Couillard

Chief Operations Officer

Professional ship Captain and Naval Warfare Officer with over 29 years experience in key leadership positions, with particular strengths in team building…

Jean Couillard

Professional ship Captain and Naval Warfare Officer with over 29 years’ experience in key leadership positions, with particular strengths in team building, program management, naval synthetic training and simulation, budget management and leading change with various sized organizations.

Experienced in complex, fast paced work environments, consistently providing sound and effective leadership while achieving and delivering superior results. Recognized for problem solving and negotiation skills, risk management, communication abilities and building cohesive, motivated teams.

An energetic leader who empowers his team to successfully achieve objectives. His areas of expertise include simulation and integrated training, command and control systems, naval tactics and operations, communication systems/C4ISR. Retiring as a Naval Captain, Jean had a diverse career including bomb disarmament/disposal and advanced mine warfare, IEDs, Clearing Diving Officer, Operations Director and Officer in Tactical Command of a Task Group.

He is currently working on his Masters of Project Management from DeVry University where he also holds a Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) -2015. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Athabasca University -2010 and attended Joint Command and Staff College (Canadian Forces) -2010.

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Tim Hounsom

Tim Hounsom

President Defence Sector

A retired senior military Officer, having served in the Royal Navy for 26 years, Tim is a reliable and versatile Warfare specialist who has actively served in RN…

Tim Hounsom

A retired senior military Officer, having served in the Royal Navy for 26 years, Tim is a reliable and versatile Warfare specialist who has actively served in RN and allies’ frigates and aircraft carriers, conducting roles including Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer, Group Warfare Officer and Battlestaff Officer.

He has planned at the tactical, operational and strategic level conducting numerous National and International exercises and front-line operations, including active duty in the Former Yugoslavia, Northern Ireland, the Falkland Islands, Sierra Leone, the Gulf of Arabia and Libya.

An accomplished and confident operator, his areas of expertise include the development of Naval training scenarios and capabilities and the effective planning to ensure success both in the exercise arena and real-world operations.

Having now established the RCN’s Synthetic Training capability, he has broadened his skill set to include Live, Virtual and Constructive training and has considerable experience in the management and control of simulation systems and the conduct and delivery of Naval Training exercises and Mission Planning.

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Ron S Capson

Ron S. Capson

Vice President, IT Security East Coast

Ron retired as Maintenance and Technical Support Officer after more than thirty years with the Department of National Defence. For the last fifteen years…

Ron S. Capson

Ron retired as Maintenance and Technical Support Officer after more than thirty years with the Department of National Defence.

For the last fifteen years of his service, he fulfilled the role of senior technologist as the local technical authority for the Naval simulators and trainers at the Naval Operations School where the assets under his care exceeded $100M. Ron’s extensive experience with Red Systems span all aspects of planning, design, development and documentation necessary to meet the needs of today’s security standards.

On joining our team, Ron has taken a leadership role in the development of security documentation for Fleet Sim Training Solutions and has established a proven track record of success with the Government of Canada’s Security Accreditation and Authorization processes.

​”…our experience is the key to success in this field…

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Steve Rockwell

Steve Rockwell

Vice President, IT Security West Coast

Steve is a technology professional with over 30 years of experience in the design and delivery of IT solutions. He performed eight years of systems analysis…

Steve Rockwell

Steve is a technology professional with over 30 years of experience in the design and delivery of IT solutions. He performed eight years of systems analysis and development work before progressing into project lead and senior management roles.

He has held the Project Management Professional designation (PMP) since 1999. Steve has proven experience maximizing multi-disciplined teams in all aspects of system integration and development from requirements gathering, risk and resource management, conceptual solutions, security considerations, architecture development and code builds.

Steve has also lead IT vendor evaluations, process improvement initiatives, DevOps capability, Testing and IT Systems Development Life Cycle specialist teams for a large Telco. In his spare time Steve is heavily involved in the Rugby Community as Head Coach of the Halifax Tars RFC Men’s program and CP Allen H.S. Boys team.

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Doug Hartlen

Doug Hartlen

Senior Technical Consultant

Doug is an IT professional with over 20 years’ experience implementing technical solutions for clients in Defence, Training and Telecom sectors…

Doug Hartlen

Doug is an IT professional with over 20 years’ experience implementing technical solutions for clients in Defence, Training and Telecom sectors with 10 years dedicated to Project Management focused on delivery.

A strong communicator, he has proven leadership with project teams and customers while maintaining key relationships with a variety of stakeholders and held the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation since 2013. He is a results-oriented manager of technical teams, having delivered key infrastructure and operations.

Doug has worked in progressive technical roles that include analysis, design and delivery of IT solutions and understands the implementation of IT systems within the military. He is always focused on exceeding the customer’s expectations while delivering the best technical solution.

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Josh Caume

Josh Caume

Security Consultant

Josh< has experience working with DND assets from his time working with the CP-140 Aurora Aircraft. During this time he has shown his ability to work in fast paced environments while maintaining an eye for detail…

Josh Caume

Josh has experience working with DND assets from his time working with the CP-140 Aurora Aircraft. During this time he has shown his ability to work in fast paced environments while maintaining an eye for detail. Josh has proven his exceptional ability working as part of a team and utilizing his strengths to assist others in his past leadership roles. Josh received his Engineering Diploma from Cape Breton University and recently completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Dalhousie University

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Amelia Mesdag

Amelia Mesdag

Senior Software Developer

A Computer Science graduate of Carleton University, Amelia is an experienced Software Engineer and Developer. Multi-skilled in a range of software platforms…

Amelia Mesdag

A Computer Science graduate of Carleton University, Amelia is an experienced Software Engineer and Developer. Multi-skilled in a range of software platforms and applications, she is an experienced programmer who has specialized in the interface development of speech recognition tools.

This has led to the progression of educational language learning and, in particular, interface interaction. Possessing a Unity background, she has worked on a number of interfaces for high-profile gaming devices and now turns her attention to developing the military technological environment.

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Natalie Randall Price

Natalie Randall Price

VP Administration

Natalie joined Fleet Sim in an administrative role in 2020 with the shutdown of her Sports Medicine Clinic.  Life partner to the CEO, Natalie has been assisting in the administration behind the scenes, company social events and community give back initiatives.

Proven Experience

The staff also have proven experience in the operation of simulation systems used in support of Distributed Fleet Synthetic Training activities in Canada, as well as with many simulation systems used in the international defence community.

We have experience with a wide range of C2 systems and simulation platforms, including: JSAF, ONESAF, GCCS-M/J, TACVIEW, SAFSIM, MILSIM, SIMDIS and C2PC. In addition, we are conversant and knowledgeable about Tactical DataLink operations, including both LINK 11 and LINK 16.

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