Duane Lindner, P.Eng., ENV SP has been actively engaged in the consulting engineering industry for over 25 years, having worked for several firms of varying sizes and disciplines. He is a senior Project Manager for Associated Engineering in Ontario, Canada, where he built a successful branch office in new geographic territory from the ground up. More recently, he has handed off his management roles to focus purely on his passion: project delivery.
Duane has served as Project Manager and Lead Engineer for many civil engineering projects relating to public infrastructure as well as both commercial and residential developments. He is a two-time recipient of the Consulting Engineers of Ontario “Award of Excellence” for Project Management on complex projects. He is a steward of environmental protection; actively promoting sustainable design to address the need for climate change adaptation and building resiliency through his role in delivering public infrastructure projects.
Business development and leadership have been core features of Duane’s career, and while he has always been actively engaged in managing projects he has also fulfilled many corporate leadership roles. As an executive Vice President, he was instrumental in helping a small civil engineering firm grow from 40 people to a multi-discipline firm of over 200 staff that ultimately joined PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence. He was responsible for the implementation of corporate Project Management and Cost Accounting systems (Axium / Deltek) for multiple organizations. He has also developed and delivered in-house project management training programs and served on numerous committees focused on enhancing leadership skills and improving project delivery.
Duane has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Waterloo, and is a registered professional engineer. He is formally trained in Value Engineering and is a certified Envision Sustainability Professional. He is an accomplished speaker and facilitator, proven through numerous stakeholder workshops, design charrettes and training programs.