Prior to joining Stantec, Hakan was a senior executive with a focus on customer satisfaction and results. His more than 25 years of experience in international project management allowed him to maneuver through many cultures, with the bulk of his experience stemming from time in Russia and Canada. Hakan has a proven record of completing each program he manages in a timely manner and in accordance with the contracts, all the while being committed and honest to the budgets given, without compromising the quality of work and service.
Hakan specializes in complicated EPC Construction, SCADA, Environment and Capital Investment for which he has managed projects totaling more than 350 million Canadian Dollars for multinational companies. He enjoys overseeing high caliber jobs with administrative, technical and geographical difficulties where he can call on his learned cost control methods and project management capabilities. Now, Hakan is able to use his experience and knowledge by serving as the Senior Project Manager for our operation in Turkey where he manages all domestic and foreign contracts. He also holds the status of Professional Engineer (P.Eng) from the Canadian Chamber of Engineers of Alberta (APEGA).
In his free time, you can find Hakan exploring different cultures with his wife and twin daughters or traveling to different parts of the country when school holidays permit. He is also a certified track & field referee at the National level, where he has been officiating competitions and events since 1991.