Markku Allison

VP Strategy + Innovation at Chandos Construction Ltd.
Mississauga, ON

Markku has over 25 years experience both as an award-winning designer and as a thought-leader on design and construction industry transformation issues. His background as a practice owner and industry subject matter expert with strong relationships across disciplines and organizations uniquely positions him to assist in shaping responsive strategies to forces driving change in business and culture today. In his current role, Markku heads up a portfolio that includes Chandos’ innovation, IPD, Lean, Sustainability, BIM strategy, and Marketing initiatives. He served as president of the Integrated Project Delivery Alliance in Canada which has published "IPD: An Action Guide for Leaders," several influential IPD research studies, and provides IPD training for industry. Markku has also held positions at the American Institute of Architects, where he was instrumental in developing the AIA’s "Integrated Project Delivery: A Guide".