About Us

River Rock Consulting is a Newfoundland and Labrador owned and operated engineering company. Our personnel have provided world-class technical safety and risk engineering services to major industrial projects locally in St. John’s and internationally for over 17 years.

The River Rock is a symbolic representation of strength, steadfastness and of a solid foundation in the face of continuous weathering forces. Similarly, it is the mission of our consulting business to exhibit these desirable qualities when meeting the challenges provided to us by our clients.

River Rock Consulting

Why choose us


We have the technical capabilities and industry experience to effectively meet and exceed client needs.


Meeting all commitments to our clients with the highest standard of professionalism is the cornerstone of our business.


The quality of our work is second to none.

Our Team

Mike Sheppard, P. Eng.

President & Principal Engineer

Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil – Structural) from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada in 1999. During the course of his 17-year career he has been heavily involved with every major offshore oil and gas development to date in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada as well as offshore Nova Scotia, Canada and Sakhalin Island, Russia. He has also supported natural gas operations in Western Canada.

Mike has specialized in Technical Safety and Risk Engineering, as well as Process Safety and Risk Management for all phases of projects and asset life cycles. He is considered a subject matter expert in these fields of practice.


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