Michael Atkinson has been President of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) since March of 1993. He joined CCA in 1981. In November 1982, he was appointed Secretary to the Canadian Construction Documents Committee, a position he held until 1993.
Michael has emerged as a leading specialist in the area of standard construction practices in Canada and is highly regarded for his knowledge of the Canadian construction industry. In 2013, Michael was awarded one of 38 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals designated for Canadians demonstrating outstanding service in the construction industry.
Michael serves as the Private Sector Vice-Chair of the Municipal Infrastructure Forum established by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. He is a member of the Federal-Industry Real Property Advisory Council, the Editorial Advisory Board of the Daily Commercial News, the Industrial Security Advisory Board, the Construction Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Read the full article about his presentation at CanaData here by staff writer Lindsey Cole.