About Us

Cion Corp. is the Building Science/Information Management division of the NORR Group of Companies. As a multi-disciplined consulting firm, Cion’s primary goal is to provide technical services to meet the needs of the property and facility management industry. This Includes retail, multi-residential (condominium), commercial; government and industrial properties. Cion’s core staff comprises a blend of building science, architectural, engineering and information management experts specializing in the inspection and evaluation of buildings and building information systems.

Our leadership team features experts in parking garage and balcony rehabilitation, heritage masonry, roofing, foundation waterproofing, performance audits, reserve fund studies, windows, HVAC, and environmental due diligence.

Evan Shkolnik | President

As President of Cion, Evan is responsible for the strategic direction and operational performance of the company. Evan has leveraged his 25 years’ experience in the facility management / real estate industries to grow Cion into a multi-sector firm with national reach. Evan is currently a Board Member with the Canadian Condominium Institute, Huronia Chapter, and is committed to leading a talented group of engineering and building scientists providing high-level engineering consulting and real estate portfolio management services to clients nationwide.

Kevin Shaw, B.Tech.(Arch.Sc.) | Principal

Kevin was instrumental in launching the Cion Building Science Group and continues to be responsible for all operational aspects of the firm’s building science team. With over 25 years of experience in building evaluation and rehabilitation, Kevin is a recognized expert in: building envelope, failure investigations pertaining to the building envelope and structural components of buildings, design and project management of building rehabilitation projects, accessibility audits, performance audits and reserve fund studies. Kevin is on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI), Golden Horseshoe Chapter, and is actively involved in the advancement and education of the condominium industry.

Chris Doucette | Principal

As Principal of National Accounts, Chris oversees new business opportunities, along with all project deliverables. He is a driven, strategic executive who thrives on customizing client solutions in asset management within the building science sector. He takes highly innovative approaches to asset management, utilizing methods to ensure his clients will receive excellent, efficient service. Chris has an accomplished career track record and is known throughout the industry for delivering and sustaining revenue and profit gains within highly competitive North American commercial and industrial markets. Chris has a proven record of searching out innovative, profitable solutions in challenging environments and leveraging strategies to realize superior results and consistent growth. He believes in partnering with the best in the industry to ensure exceptional quality within building science sector, proactive strategies, and program implementation for all his clients.

Philip Brearton, P.Eng., LEED | Principal

Philip brings a long history of innovation in building design, analysis, investigation and repair. As a Principal, he provides direction and guidance on technical issues relating to building science including: moisture control, energy efficiency and resiliency. Philip has a range of project experience from heritage building restoration to new-building design with a special interest in sustainable and high-performance solutions. Philip received his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and is a registered Professional Engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).

France Sigouin, P.Eng. | Principal

As Principal for National Operations, France Sigouin oversees all national projects and deliverables from her office in Montreal, QC. She is dedicated to delivering quality services with professionalism and efficiency by prioritizing and understanding client needs. France is a licensed P.Eng, with an architectural diploma and a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering. She has 25 years of experience in building science delivering projects and managing employees in most provinces across Canada. Most recently France has been managing a national multi-disciplinary team of nearly 50 employees. France has expertise in: construction design, specification, estimating, budgeting, and QA/QC. France excels at mentoring her team, which will be very important as she prepares Cion’s next generation of leaders in our rapidly growing National Operations Group.