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Engineers Canada has new CEO

Kim Allen, P.Eng. starts work September 11 as the Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Canada. Engineers Canada is the Ottawa-based national organization of the 12 provincial and territorial associations that license engineers.


Kim Allen in the lobby of PEO's new headquarters on Sheppard Avenue West in north Toronto.
Kim Allen in the lobby of PEO's new headquarters on Sheppard Avenue West in north Toronto.

Kim Allen, P.Eng. starts work September 11 as the Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Canada. Engineers Canada is the Ottawa-based national organization of the 12 provincial and territorial associations that license engineers.

Allen was previously at the helm of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), where he was Chief Executive Officer and Registrar for over a decade.

In a release, Catherine Karakatsanis, P.Eng., president of Engineers Canada, said: “The Board looks forward to working with Mr. Allen in his new role. His strategic thinking, experience and leadership are an excellent complement to our team. We are eager to start working with him in our role to support the very important regulatory work done by our constituent associations and provide leadership to the engineering profession.”

The most recent issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer has an interview with Mr. Allen on the subject of the new National Framework for Licensure and the impact of mandatory continuing education on practising consulting engineers. Click here and go to page 54.

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