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2018 CHAIR Leadership Award Recipient

Michael Rijavec

Michael Rijavec


Senior Project Manager/Alberta Health Services


Email: [email protected]


Michael Rijavec is a Senior Project Manager for one of the largest Quaternary Hospital Facilities in North America locate at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary Alberta. Michael manages the Project Management Office.


Michael’s diverse background and experiences as an owner/partner of a mechanical company, working with mechanical engineering firms mentoring up and coming engineers in practical design, and now with Alberta Health Services has provided the background in all aspects of the construction industry.


Michael’s advantage has been his ground up approach to learning and gathering experience in the construction industry that has covered over 44 years. It is this knowledge, experience and the network of professional contacts that has provided him the tools for success and mentorship in the design and construction industries specializing in healthcare design and construction.