Global Asset Solutions Executive Leadership Team
Co-Founder / Partner
Sydney Collis has been in the energy sector for over 25 plus years with her primary experience being in the oil and gas pipeline industry as well as telecommunication towers and utilities. She has vast knowledge of project management, land acquisitions, negotiations and construction. Client relationships and meeting their expectations is what drives Sydney and this is what makes her a valuable asset to Global Asset Solutions.
Originally, from south Louisiana, her love for her home and culture follows her wherever her work has taken her. Now, that she has relocated to Houston TX and she plans to make this her home along with her husband, Chris, she is excited to have partnered with Global Asset Solutions and looks forward to working with this incredible team of individuals.
Along side her dedication to her work, Sydney values spending her extra time golfing, fishing, shooting with friends and family. Her friendly and accepting nature has brought many people into her life. Her favorite saying is that, “She has never met a stranger”.
Co-Founder / Partner
Paul Heikkila has been in the oil and gas industry for over twenty-one years. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Naval Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, he started in oil and gas as a commercial diver and rope technician working offshore and then as a landman onshore.
Paul has many years of experience in the public-facing side of oil, gas, mineral exploration, and production. As a professional landman, Paul interacts and negotiates directly with landowners, business owners, E&P, oil, gas, and energy companies, to acquire drilling leases on behalf of oil and gas companies. As a ROW professional, he works for companies in infrastructure industries such as transportation, electricity, oil, gas, and other utilities, ensuring they are in legal compliance with all proposed projects by securing land rights, permits, and licenses. As a Part 107 licensed drone pilot, Paul is multi-faceted and brings great depth to the team.
Heikkila is a dedicated family man who enjoys the outdoors, camping, hunting, and fishing. He also coaches Bootcamp situational fitness style training and loves lifting the weights.