ACEC-Canada Names Anthony Karakatsanis as New Chair

Anthony CSR PhotoCongratulations to our President and CEO Anthony Karakatsanis, P.Eng., who was named Chair of ACEC-Canada’s Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term during its virtual annual general meeting. We know first-hand that he will be a passionate and effective leader!


Anthony has served on a number of ACEC committees since joining the Board in 2016. He shares ACEC Canada’s vision for a successful, trusted and sustainable consulting engineering industry. He understands the important role consulting engineers play in society, and consistently promotes and advocates for the industry and the profession.

In his role as Chair, Anthony is committed to ensuring that ACEC remains agile and financially strong so that it can continue to engage with and support its members through the COVID-19 crisis. It is imperative that the consulting engineering sector’s voice is heard during the subsequent recovery.

In addition, Anthony will focus on advancing ACEC’s four strategic objectives: advocating for member firms, profile building, providing value to members, and increasing diversity.

John Gamble, ACEC President & CEO, believes that “Anthony’s professional success, combined with his passion for our sector, will make him an effective ambassador and advocate for our industry and our association.”


Anthony is a Professional Engineer, with a Bachelor of Engineering Science from Western University. He joined Morrison Hershfield in 1989 as a Project Manager and progressed into a variety of leadership positions within our horizontal and vertical infrastructure practice groups. He assumed the role of President and CEO of the firm in 2010.

In addition to ACEC-Canada, Anthony has contributed to numerous industry organizations and committees, with a focus on providing solutions that make a difference to clients and our communities.

About ACEC

ACEC represents companies in Canada that provide professional engineering services to both public and private sector clients. These services include the planning, design and execution of all types of engineering projects, as well as providing independent advice and expertise in a wide range of engineering and engineering-related fields. For more information about ACEC, please visit

Read ACEC’s full press release here.

By Morrison Hershfield | November 12, 2020 | | 0 Comments
Morrison Hershfield is a market leading, employee-owned professional engineering and management firm that has been making a difference since 1946. We deliver technically sophisticated, cost effective and sustainable infrastructure solutions across the globe.

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