Chris Gower

COO, Buildings at PCL Construction

As chief operating officer for PCL’s Buildings Group, Chris is responsible for the performance of the organization’s Buildings operations across all borders and also serves PCL’s Canadian Buildings clients and partners who access markets outside of Canada to ensure continuity with all PCL operations. Chris is a member of PCL’s Office of the CEO, a group that includes the top senior executive management and leadership of PCL. Chris began his career in Toronto in 1995 and during his tenure has progressively held positions from estimator, construction risk manager, senior project manager, district manager, vice president, regional vice president, and executive vice president before assuming his present position. Chris became a member of PCL’s board of directors in 2014. Chris is an alumnus of Fanshawe College and a CCA Gold Seal certified estimator and project manager. He is a recipient of numerous awards, including PCL’s prestigious Robert Stollery Leadership Award (2000) and in 2009 Chris was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40™ leaders.



  • COO, Buildings

    Current role