Graduate 2013, Bachelor of Technology, Construction Science and Management;
Graduate 2011, Construction Engineering Technologist - Advanced Diploma;
Graduate 2010, Carpentry - Advanced Certificate;
IPD Project Manager, Gillam Group Inc.
Benjamin Valliquette is a construction management specialist from Toronto with a wide range of experience in the delivery of complex projects. He graduated with a Bachelor of Technology in Construction Science and Management, an Advanced Diploma in Construction Engineering Technologist and an Advanced Certificate in Carpentry.
Benjamin has been an integral part of the award-winning Aga Khan Museum project and is currently the IPD Project Manager on the Barrie Simcoe Emergency Services Campus project. Benjamin has worked as a project manager, code consultant, site superintendent and estimator, but remains a carpenter at heart.
Benjamin was a recipient of the W. Garfield Weston Award and graduated top of his class from George Brown College. In 2017, Macleans Magazine recognized Benjamin as a construction all-star, and in the same year he was also featured on the cover of GBC’s alumni magazine. He remains committed to advancing the industry, and volunteers with various organizations and academic institutions.
In 2017, Benjamin co-founded Lynx Music Inc., a modern music conservatory which features over 20,000 sq. ft. of music production and teaching space. As director of the Habitat for Humanity Campus Coalition, Benjamin’s efforts had an enormous impact on the growth of affordable housing through the construction of over 100 Habitat homes. He remains active in the community and co-manages a children’s literacy project in the Philippines with his wife Naly and son Leo.