Trainer details

FIDIC Trainer

Andrew  Steeves

  Country of residence: Canada

  Citizenship: Canadian

  www.designfirmseminars.ca

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Countries with experience

Other countries with experience: Switzerland, United States

Global regions

  • Latin America
  • North America
  • West Europe

Languages spoken

  • English

Trainer Professional qualifications and discipline

Bachelors of Science in Engineering (Civil)
Masters of Science in Engineering (Environmenta0
Bachelors of Business Administration
Masters of Business Administration

Construction contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Consultancy contract experience

  • Not applicable - none of the above

Specialist contract experience

  • FIDIC Guide to Practice, The Business of a Professional Services Firm (2015 Edition)

Other FIDIC contract experience

Part of FIDIC task group working on QBS and QCBS documents.

Training experience with FIDIC Business Practice modules

  • The consulting industry
  • Organising a consulting firm
  • Administration and organisation of the firm’s activities
  • Business development
  • Human resources management
  • Financial management
  • Client relationship and communications
  • Project Procurement
  • Sustainable project management
  • Risk management
  • Quality management
  • Integrity management
  • Environment management

Services offered

  • Others

Technical expertise

  • Other

Short summary experiences

Andrew’s past volunteer offices include;
• Immediate past Chair of the Board of the Fredericton International Airport Authority (FIAA),
• past President of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce,
• past Chair of Enterprise Fredericton (Ignite Fredericton),
• past Chair of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada (ACEC),
• past-President of the Consulting Engineers of New Brunswick (now ACEC-NB) and
• past-President of the Capital Winter Club

In addition he has served on committees for:
• the CME-NB (Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters),
• Engineers Canada,
• FIDIC (international consulting engineering organization) and
• NSERC (National Sciences and Engineering Research Council).

He is currently:
• Vice-Chair of Trustees of St. Paul’s United Church,
^ Member of the Board of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporter NB
^ Advisory Board of the Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce NB
• Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for the UNB Faculty of Business and
• Chair of the Fredericton Tree Commission.

Position and experience

Employment status: Semi-retired
Present position: Partner. DFS (Design Firm Seminars); Student Mentor for Department of Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (Canada)
Previous positions: Andrew Steeves, P.Eng, has over 40 years of consulting engineering experience in a variety of technical and management positions. Most of his experience was with ADI Limited (now part of exp Services Inc.) and ADI Group - employee-owned firms providing consulting and design services in engineering, architecture and environment science. At ADI he held several positions including design engineer, Manager of the Public Works Division, Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary-Treasurer. From 2011 to 2017 Andrew was Engineer in Residence at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). In this role he acted as lecturer and industrial mentor for teams of students working on final year design projects. He continues to mentor senior UNB Civil Engineering students working on their team design projects.
Are you a fully FIDIC certified trainer: Yes
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Are you a FIDIC interim certified trainer: Yes
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Affiliations/Memberships

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Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (Canada)

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