Senior Director, Cost & Project Management
Altus Expert Services
B. A. Sc., P.Eng., GSC
Fernandez earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1981. Ron is a member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), the Project Management Institute (PMI), the American Association of Cost Engineers International (AAECI), and is certified by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) as a Gold Seal Project Manager (GSC).
Ron has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry in progressively responsible roles as a Project Engineer, Project Engineering Manager, Contracts Manager and Project Manager. Ron’s career has been focused on the on-site construction project management of civil works for airports, roadwork, bridgework, demolition, heavy civil engineering and transportation projects,municipal infrastructure and Wind Farms.
In Ron’s role as Senior Consultant at Revay and Associates Ltd. for over 8 years, he assisted facility owners, contractors, subcontractors and legal counsel, in quantifying delay impact claims and resolving disputes and delivering training courses and seminars on a wide range of subjects related to construction claims preparation, assessment, avoidance and management to a wide range of construction industry associations, such as ORBA, OGCA, WCA, OSWCA, contractors and subcontractors.
Ron has authored numerous claim and expert reports for contractors, subcontractors and legal counsel and has been qualified as an expert to provide expert testimony in arbitration proceedings in the areas of contractual entitlement, causation, lost labour productivity, schedule delay analysis methodologies, and quantification of damages.
Over the last 2 years as Vice President – Canada of Driver Trett Canada Ltd., Ron was responsible for the governance of Driver Trett’s operations across Canada and the Americas. Ron is now responsible as the lead across Canada for claims and expert service offerings for Altus Group Ltd.