Phil Ireland

Senior Consultant and Project Manager

Rail | Oil and Gas

Phil is a senior-level executive in supply chain management, asset sizing, strategy, and network optimization achieved by working over 30 years with Canadian Pacific Railway. He has specific experience in developing crude by rail supply chain solutions including asset optimization and terminal development. Based in Calgary, AB, he brings special expertise in Canadian oil sands crude and the associated transportation, terminal, production, and refining needs.

While at CP Rail, Phil managed a team of 130 overseeing an operating plan that governed all shipment/train movements, delivering planned revenues of $5B. He successfully lead the design and execution of a multi-year $250MM program to rebuild yard locomotives, delivering improved fuel efficiency and productivity, meeting new environmental standards and capitalizing on new technology.


  • Board Member, Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad
  • Vice President, Service Design & Asset Optimization, Canadian Pacific Railway