“I believe in the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profits. I would make sure to hire the best people and pay them more than my competitors. I would encourage their participation in decision making and hope that they can feel free to disagree with me.”

Philip Kotler


Bijan Mannani, P. Eng., MBA

Bijan Mannani is a highly experienced business leader. Prior to joining EPC Capital, he was President and CEO of a production single and multi-family residential builder in Alberta, with world class panel manufacturing facility, for nine years.  He has led a diverse team in achieving the corporate mission, managing daily operations, starting new business ventures, units and projects, and assessing feasibility and acquisition of land parcels for single, multi-family and commercial development.  He also fulfilled chief control systems engineer and business manager positions for fifteen years in the Alberta energy consulting industry.  He studied electrical (control systems) engineering at University of Alberta and obtained his MBA from Queens University in 2006.

Passionate about environmental sustainability, energy efficiency, waste reduction and for leaving a better legacy behind by building communities and projects more responsibly, his goal is to live the vision of the organization he leads, devoted to organizational excellence, and driven to contribute in achieving triple bottom line results.  He has served as board member on Canadian Home Builder Association (CHBA) Edmonton Region board, and CHBA National Net Zero Council, and supports many local and international charitable organizations.

Proud of being Canadian, he calls Edmonton Alberta home.  He is blessed to have met his wife Eila at University, having her by his side, and for raising two driven children.  He enjoys gatherings with friends and family, travel, reading and racquet sports, and has an active social and professional lifestyle.