Matt Ainley has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, retiring as Senior Vice President at Bird Construction in 2017. He began his career as a superintendent and has held positions as a project manager and chief estimator. Matt was President and Chief Operating Officer of a major Ontario general contractor and Executive Vice President of its successor company prior to joining Bird in 2012.
He is currently a member of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. Matt has served as Chairman of the Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) in 2006/07. He was the recipient of the 2011 Chairman’s Award of Recognition from the OGCA, which honours individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the general contracting industry in Ontario.
Matt graduated from Centennial College as an Architectural Building Technologist. He completed the Executive Master of Business Administration Program at Queen’s University and the Directors Education Program.