Grant has successfully led teams that provided practical solutions to complex issues in the transportation infrastructure industry for more than 40 years….building roads, bridges and structures that connect communities.
New Westminster Secondary School Replacement Project
In June 2016, the Province of B.C. announced funding for the replacement of New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS). The $106.5 million project is the largest school investment in B.C. history.
BC-Canada Pavilion, Bejing, China
As a Team Leader of the BC-Canada Pavilion in Beijing, Grant managed approximately 40 staff members in the day-to-day operations of the Pavilion, leading up to and during the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. The Pavilion showcased BC and Canada’s industry, tourism and culture during its operation in China.
Sea to Sky Highway
Grant was the Senior Project Director, for this $600 M Public-Private-Partnership (P3) on Highway #99 between Vancouver and Whistler. He oversaw a multi-disciplinary team of 50 professionals in the delivery of this project from 2008-2010, with the project receiving 19 National and International Awards.
WR Bennett Floating Bridge Project
Grant was the Ministry Representative for this $144.5 M (P3) project across Okanagan Lake in Kelowna, BC, replacing one of only 9 floating bridges in the world. The new Floating Bridge was completed on-budget and 108 days ahead of schedule. The WRBB received numerous awards for Innovation and Service Delivery.
Strategic Advisor, Leadership
During his 36 years in government and more than 5 years in the professional services consulting industry, Grant has been well known for his strategic leadership and senior advisory work. He has worked in key leadership roles on transportation, building infrastructure and natural resource projects throughout BC, Canada and beyond to the US, China and Israel. Grant’s leadership role has served many governments, including local, regional, provincial, First Nation and international.
Grant has served on the Council for Leadership Insights (Conference Board of Canada) and currently serves on the Boards of Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), Splatsin Development Corporation(SDC) and Quilakwa Investments Ltd.