Andy Kikites is a graduate of the Civil Engineering Technology program at Humber. He continued his studies in Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, studying under one of the top bridge engineers in North America and earning a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in structural engineering with a specialization in bridges. Kikites is a nationally recognized expert in the field of bridge engineering, and is currently an Associate Vice President and Officer of the Corporation at HDR, responsible for leadership and oversight of the Canadian operations. He also serves as the Bridge Engineering Practice Leader for Canada.
Throughout his professional career Kikites has worked with noted planners and architects and has been a key member of international design teams for some of the largest projects in the world, including Palm Island, Dubai; the Tappan Zee Bridge, New York; and the Eglinton Cross-Town LRT, Toronto. Kikites’ projects have received noted industry awards such as the OPWA Project of the Year Award (twice) and the Heritage Canada Foundation National Achievement Award.
Kikites is a lecturer at, and has developed courses for the Civil Engineering departments at Humber, McMaster University and Ryerson University, and is an instructor for bridge and structural-related courses for the public sector and the Canadian military. He serves as Chair of the Civil Engineering Technology Advisory Committee at the Humber Institute of Technology.