Robert Bierman

Director, Technical Services at Aecon

Robert Bierman, Director of Technical Services with Aecon’s Energy division in Western Canada is responsible for delivering capital project controls, cost management and planning across the region. With more than 25 years of experience, Robert has developed a broad knowledge of project management, finance, supply chain and customer management gained through numerous North American and global assignments.  Success has come from the rigorous application of standard processes, systems development and employee training. Robert’s key philosophy for delivering change within his organization is “What gets measured gets managed”.   A strong advocate of continuous improvement and education, Robert is currently involved as an Advisory Member on a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Collaborative Research Grant at the University of Waterloo and acts as Technical Committee member on NSERC’s Industrial Research Chair in Construction at the University of Alberta.   Robert has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa.  He is a registered professional engineer (APEGA, PEO) and is a member of the American Association of Cost Engineers.   See Robert speak: Managing the Cost to Build and Produce