ACEC Welcomes New President, John Gamble, P. Eng.
October 1, 2009
By Canadian Consulting Engineer
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies is very pleased to introduce John Gamble, P. Eng. as the new President and Chief Operating Officer of ACEC. John will be joining the ACEC team on Oc...
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies is very pleased to introduce John Gamble, P. Eng. as the new President and Chief Operating Officer of ACEC. John will be joining the ACEC team on October 4, 2009.
John Gamble has been president of Consulting Engineers of Ontario for nearly eight years where he has been an effective association manager and a well respected advocate of the industry.
His strong support of ACEC and his collaborative approach with the member organizations has been evident over the past several years. When called upon, he has enthusiastically taken on many initiatives on behalf of ACEC including the procurement task force and ACEC relationship manager for organizing the 2008 FIDIC conference in Quebec City. The Board has previously recognized John’s contributions by making him a co-recipient of the first ACEC Chairman’s Award in 2006 for his leadership in promoting QBS.
John’s background prior to joining CEO is quite unique — blending government affairs and association management with nearly 10 years experience as a practising engineer in the consulting engineering sector. Following is a brief summary of his career:
• Environmental Engineer with Gore & Storrie Limited (now CH2M Hill Canada) -1987 to 1996
• Policy Advisor and Special Assistant to the Ontario Minister of the Environment -1996 to 1999
• Manager of Government Affairs, Professional Engineers Ontario -1999 to 2001
• President, Consulting Engineers of Ontario -2002 to 2009
Please join us in welcoming John to the leadership of ACEC.