Ronald Hicks

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Ron Hicks is a construction professional with over 30 years of experience in AFP, DBFM, Design Bid Build, Design Build, and Guaranteed Maximum delivery methods in the ICI, Hospitality, and Gaming sectors for the Owner, General Contractor, Subcontractor, and Consultant. Ron has held senior positions including Vice President, Contracts, Project Director and Senior Project Manager for multi-national Contractors and Owners. Complex and challenging projects have benefited from Ron’s ability to build, coach and mentor his teams and engage the project stakeholders through discussion and negotiation ultimately creating mutually beneficial results.

Ron has considerable experience in Commercial Management including pre-bid and pre-execution reviews and contract administration. Working with the project teams on issue mitigation and drafting the required communications during the builds, Ron would then review the sites satisfying himself on the merits of each issue. Ron would then lead an internal group that assembled the documentation, project and company financials and the preliminary claims. Working with the contract parties, external consultants and council, pursued the company’s position under the terms of the contract through the various negotiations, dispute resolution, and claim processes

Over the years, Ron has successfully worked through numerous issues with the AHJ’s including planning, building, fire, and various other government departments in addition to ESA, TSSA, and ULC.

Ron also has five years progressive experience in Facilities Maintenance and Management and Mechanical/Electrical system commissioning.