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Michael Derksen

Senior Vice President and Executive Lead, Civil West

Michael Derksen is Senior Vice President and Executive Lead, Civil West, responsible for providing executive oversight for the Civil West group of businesses. He joined Aecon in 2014.

Michael has over 30 years of extensive experience working on large-scale transportation and transit projects, and has spent his entire career managing and executing Public-Private Partnership, design-build, and traditional bid-build projects both in Canada and the United States.

Prior to joining Aecon, Michael worked for Granite Construction Company, one of the largest construction and materials companies in the United States. During his 26-year career at Granite, Mr. Derksen held positions of increasing levels of responsibility in operations and management.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Calgary.