Ross Welsman

Vice-President Operations-Business Management, Defence Construction Canada

Ross Welsman holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree and a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Following 15 years in the private sector in the heavy civil contracting and environmental remediation industries, Ross joined DCC as the area engineer for the Atlantic region. He was appointed regional director of the Atlantic region in 2006 and subsequently transferred to Ottawa in July 2011 as the regional director for the National Capital region. Ross was promoted to vice president, operations—business management in November 2015 and currently sits on the board of Canadian Construction Innovations.

13:00 — Pre-qualification: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Kees Cusveller
Mark Scharf
Ross Welsman

Shaughnessy/Beatty – Conference Center 2

There is a good deal of chatter about the over-use, misuse and abuse of pre-qualification by public sector owners. When is its use appropriate? What information is appropriate? What are some best practices?