James Burwood

James Burwood

James Burwood is a Chartered Surveyor and Qualified Mediator, with nearly 30 years’ experience in the Construction industry both in Canada, Continental Europe and the UK. James’s experience spans all aspects of Commercial Management including precontract review and negotiation, post contract commercial management, dispute resolution and margin improvement on stressed projects.

In 2017 James joined WSP Canada, one of the largest engineering companies in the world, as National Operations Director, Canada. In 2019 he was promoted to National Commercial Director for WSP, responsible for developing, applying and maintaining commercial and risk management processes and systems within Canada.

James has an Honours’ Bachelor of Science degree in Quantity Surveying and diploma in Dispute Resolution. James is also a member of several professional bodies both here in Canada and the UK.