Vice-President at Colliers Project Leaders
Gord Wickham is the Vice-President of Northern Ontario and Senior Project Manager in the Thunder Bay office. He has 30 years of experience in the professional consulting industry with a special focus on work with municipalities and Indigenous clients. Throughout his career, Gord has developed a reputation for offering a strategic value-added approach to various large infrastructure projects with Indigenous communities. Gord has been involved in a variety of project roles throughout his career, including feasibility analysis, business plan development, design, project management, cost control, and contract administration. Gord has a broad background in large commercial and institutional projects, including water treatment plants, schools, community centres, health centres, and a full range of environmental remediation and community infrastructure projects.
In his previous work, Gord owned his own consulting engineering and project management firm where he built on his previous work for various consulting engineering firms where he served in senior leadership roles. Gord’s focus is on building and leading the required team to successfully deliver value-added solutions to project challenges.
As Vice President, Northern Ontario for Colliers Project Leaders, Gord is responsible for ensuring that our resources are efficiently applied to all projects undertaken in the region and that all projects are effectively delivered. Gord also believes in community involvement and has served on numerous Boards and Committees in the Region. Currently, he is a Board Member of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre.
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