About Us


Founded in 1994 by Scott Lecy, SML Consultants Ltd. developed a reputation for quality established through dedication and hard work.  To this day, SML maintains our uncompromising reputation for excellent design through a toolbox of talents and skills that helped us rise to a level that is unrivaled by others.

Starting with one employee, SML has now grown to a team of experts who design and produce extremely demanding and complex solutions for a multitude of companies; such as, Shoppers Drug Mart, Sherwood Park Mall and the Canadian Brewhouse, among others.  Every year, we design more than 120 commercial, retail, light industrial and institutional projects.

SML takes pride in our collaborations with our clients and our project successes.  Our goal has always been to provide the best service we can to our clients.  We know our strengths and our limits and we will always match our expertise to the project - not the project to our expertise.

Richard Tucker, LC, LEED® AP+, President

In 2000, Richard brought his 20 years of design experience to SML Consultants Group Ltd. Richard is a LEED® accredited professional and maintains his credentials through ongoing education. He completed his certification with NCQLP and was awarded the designation LC (Lighting Certified) for his lighting expertise. He oversees the development of contract specifications, ensures thorough coordination with the other disciplines, and tailors the documents to each projects’ requirements.

Richard combines his previous experience and current knowledge to create a unique perspective for efficient designs. Richard’s project experience is varied in scope including high voltage substation design, warehouse and manufacturing facilities, shell office and multi-tenant buildings, RCMP facilities, and high tech office and government office fit outs. Richard is well versed in design of data and communication systems.

Sher Deo, Eng.L., P.L.(Eng.), Vice President

In 2007, Sher joined SML Consultants Group Ltd. and has grown in his role as an Electrical Designer. His experience ranges from retail, restaurants, commercial, warehouses, elementary and secondary schools, and mixed-use / multi-family buildings. Sher is involved with the day to day project responsibilities, managing production of drawings and providing technical review for codes and standards. Sher is currently registered with Engineers Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) as an Engineering Limited Licensee in Electrical Building Services. He is also currently registered in Alberta with APEGA, in Saskatchewan with APEGS and in Manitoba with APEGM.