Gilles Royer,

Gilles Royer, P.Eng.

Executive Vice President – Industrial
(Located in our Edmonton Office)

Gilles joined Bird as a summer student through the University of Alberta's civil engineering co-op program in 1991. After returning for each of his work terms, he joined Bird on a full-time basis upon his graduation in 1994.

Gilles progressed through the company as he undertook the positions of project coordinator, project manager, construction manager and assistant district manager. In 2009, he was promoted to the role of Edmonton district manager and subsequently in 2012, he was appointed senior vice president. In 2015, Gilles was promoted to executive vice president of industrial.

Currently, Gilles provides leadership to Bird's industrial business in western Canada and leads the strategic growth of this important business unit. Gilles has been involved in some of the most significant projects undertaken by the company’s industrial operations and his knowledge of this sector continues to play a vital role in Bird’s industrial expansion. 

He is a registered professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. In addition, Gilles has served as a director of the Fort McMurray Construction Association.

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