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George Hughes

Consultant Biography

Consultant Name
George Hughes

Firm Name
W.G. Hughes and Associates

59 Croatia Ave, P.O. Box 460, Schumacher, ON P0N 1G0

Phone #

[email protected]


Number of years providing services in northern Ontario to SMEs

  • Over 35 years experience as an innovator, industrial scientist, senior manager and technology leader (mining, metallurgy, chemistry, maintenance, fabrication, process control, business systems, and information science)
  • Demonstrated track record at the solution of unusual, difficult and intractable problems constrained by location, resources, time and capital, producing enduring change, profit and efficiency

Sector Specialties

  • Business Systems: Budgeting, Auditing, Time Study, Analysis and Implementation
  • Logistics, Maintenance Planning, Enterprise Systems, Contracts and Procurement
  • Information Systems: Design and Architecture (Engineering, Business, Education & Government)
  • Productivity Measurement and Assessment, Risk and Hazard Analysis
  • Integrated Process Control, Improvement and Cost Reduction
  • Six Sigma (DMAIC, Lean, Value Stream Analysis, Balanced Score Card, Kaizan)
  • Project Management and Technical Writing
  • Technical Systems: Simulation, Calculus, Statistics, ISO Standards, Databases, Programming
  • Fabrication, Machining and Joining, Material Sourcing and Procurement
  • Adult and At-­Risk Education

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • Certified Project Management Professional
  • Information and Knowledge Management Scientist


  • Change Management
  • Professional Project Management Systems, Analysis, Design and Development
  • Enterprise Reporting and Management Systems
  • Applied Research: Operational Cost Analysis, Efficiency Improvement
  • Business, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering and Educational Systems
  • Economic Development, Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Source Water Planning and Policy Legislation