Guy Félio

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Guy Félio, PhD., P.Eng., FCSCE is a civil engineer with a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. He has more than 35 years of experience in the field as a university professor, researcher, consultant and policy advisor. He focuses on finding practical, innovative, and cost-effective sustainable and resilient solutions for clients, in particular the owners and operators of infrastructure and facilities.  He draws on his research, policy development, engineering, and teaching experience in his approach to problem-solving. 

Guy provides expertise and support in the areas of asset management and adaptation of the built environment to climate change. While at Engineers Canada, he worked on climate change impacts to infrastructure, including the application of the PIEVC Engineering Vulnerability Assessment Protocol and was key in designing the Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) certification program. 

During his career at the National Research Council, Guy led the Urban Infrastructure Research group, focusing on technological and management improvements for municipal infrastructure. He launched InfraGuide – a program that produced 55 best practices to support municipalities manage their assets, and provided expert advice to Federal infrastructure programs. 

In addition to serving as an advisor to public agencies for the development of infrastructure and climate resilience strategies and policies, he is very active on professional associations’ boards and committees, as well as in knowledge transfer through university education and professional training. Guy was the Project Coordinator and principal author for the first Canadian Infrastructure Report Card published in September 2012. 

Areas in which Guy has been contributing to clients provide improved and sustainable services include the elaboration of asset management governance frameworks, policies and strategies; the development of asset management and long-term financial plans; life-cycle cost/benefit analysis studies; the assessment of risks from climate changes and the development of adaptation solutions. 

Languages: English, French, Spanish