Brian Soutar, P.Eng., PQS

Brian Soutar is a professional engineer and professional quantity surveyor with over 40 years of project management, procurement, design, contract management, estimating, and quantity surveying experience. He has worked on commercial, institutional, industrial, mining, transportation, water development, and multi-family residential projects in Canada, the US, the UK, and Africa. Half of his career has been in the private sector, where he has worked for construction companies in project manager, estimator, and construction superintendent roles; for design firms in project manager and branch manager roles; and for developers in project manager roles. In the public sector, he has held cost manager, project manager, director of major capital projects, and executive director positions. He led four portfolios for Alberta Infrastructure: procurement, the Project Management Office, cost management, and capital planning. Brian believes passionately in collaboration and has served on many multi-sector teams, including as chair of the Institute for BIM in Canada, and the Canadian Construction Document Committee’s task force to create the standard contract for Integrated Project Delivery.