As president and chief executive officer, Paul is responsible for all operations within the PCL family of companies. Paul’s career has taken him across Canada since he joined PCL in 1985. He has led teams in Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Ottawa, and Toronto, and has been involved in the securement and execution of landmark projects.
At a community level, Paul is a member
of the Edmonton International Airport Business Advisory Committee, the World
Presidents’ Organization, and is a director with the Business Council of Canada.
In 2004, Paul was given the Canadian
Construction Association’s (CCA) General Contractor Award of Excellence—Robert
Saunders Memorial Award, in recognition of his contribution to the Canadian
construction industry. In 2008, he was inaugurated into the Canadian
Design-Build Institute’s College of Fellows for his outstanding contribution to
the enhancement of the Canadian design-build industry, and in 2012 he received
the Alberta Congress Board’s Distinguished Workplace Leader Award. In 2013,
Paul was awarded one of 38 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals designated
for Canadians demonstrating outstanding service in the construction industry. In
2014, he was given the CCA’s Community Leader Award on the basis of his
personal service to the community. In 2015, Paul was appointed to the board of
directors of the Business
Council of Canada, a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization composed
of Canada’s leading enterprises. In the same year, Paul was recognized for his
distinguished service in support of arts and culture, community service, and
sports with a City of Edmonton Salute to Excellence Citation Award. In 2015, Paul
was named the Alberta Business Person of the Year by Alberta Venture magazine. Paul
holds a bachelor of applied science degree in civil engineering from the University
of Toronto and is a CCA Gold Seal-certified project manager.