Neil McDonald

nmcdonald2@bcit.ca

work experience

Neil McDonald is a professional engineer with almost 40 years of civil engineering experience with a particular career emphasis on municipal infrastructure development, including the water and waste water sector. Following initial construction experience with a large contracting company, he obtained his civil engineering degree in 1967 and then worked for seven years in England in local government.

In 1974 he was recruited by a major civil engineering consultant to join their Vancouver office. Over the next seventeen years he held increasingly responsible positions with the same organization in Victoria, Kamloops, Muscat (Oman). On return from the Middle East, he assumed responsibility for all of the company’s international operations. In this role he has managed projects in Africa, the Middle East and the Far East and traveled extensively throughout these regions pursuing project opportunities and marketing the company’s services.

Neil has undertaken overseas engineering assignments in Ghana, Ethiopia, Egypt, Oman, Iraq, Thailand, Indonesia and China. He is registered as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia and is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers in the U.K. He is also a Past President of the Consulting Engineers of British Columbia, (CEBC) and a member of the BC Water and Waste Association and theWater Environment Federation.

education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Salford, U.K. 1968