Centuri Canada Group
Neil K. Waugh
President, Centuri Canada Group
Neil is President for Centuri Canada Group, Centuri Group, Inc.’s Canadian market segment. He has oversight for the growth and performance of NPL Canada and W.S. Nicholls (WSN Construction).
In this role, Neil is focused on building upon the success of NPL Canada and WSN Construction by meeting customers’ evolving needs and by growing the business in accordance with Centuri’s 2020 strategic plan.
Neil joined NPL Canada (renamed from Link-Line Contractors) in 2003 as Vice President. In that role, he contributed to Link-Line’s growth from a small gas distribution and utility contractor in Southern Ontario to one of the largest in Canada. After holding the role of Senior Vice President, he was promoted to President in 2018. Prior to NPL Canada, he held roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in a Regional Manager position, at Aecon, a global construction firm providing services to a wide array of industries. Before joining Aecon in 1994, Neil was a pipeline inspector for Union Gas.
Neil is a registered Certified Engineering Technologist with the Province of Ontario as well as a Master Electrician. He has been an active member of the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (“PLCAC”) since becoming a Director in 2011. He served as President of PLCAC during the 2016-2017 term, and he currently serves on the Executive Committee. Additionally, Neil is Director of the Canadian Pipeline Advisory Council, a Trustee for the Ontario Teamsters Training Fund, and a Trustee of IUOE Local 793 Training Trust Fund.