Wissam Ayoub joined EllisDon in 2005 and is now Vice President - Middle East co-managing the operations in the MENA region. Prior to moving to the Middle East, Wissam was a Senior Project Director with EllisDon’s Public Private Partnership development division in Toronto, Canada. He brings over 18 years of solid industry knowledge, extensive experience and strong technical background. He started as a Project Manager working on the first Public Private Partnership “PPP” project in Ontario, the Brampton Civic Hospital, and most recently acted as the Project Director for Canada’s biggest healthcare PPP project, the New Oakville Hospital, which is currently operational. He has been involved in nine PPP projects to date including healthcare, education, light rail and justice projects.
Wissam is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario, being a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. He holds a Civil Engineering degree from the Lebanese University. He also holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University, specializing in Real Estate/Infrastructure and Finance. He is a “LEED Accredited Professional” from the Canadian Green Building Council and “Gold Seal Certified” in project management from the Canadian Construction Association.