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Claims and resolution of disputes for the construction industry

André Lafontaine, Eng., MBA 

André Lafontaine

Since the start of his career in 1980, André Lafontaine has acquired a solid experience in the field of construction of large civil works and in the renovation of mechanical systems in commercial and institutional buildings. He has acted for several years as project engineer and project manager for general and specialized contractors and has successfully managed numerous projects.

As a senior consultant of COGEREC, Mr. Lafontaine is responsible for the preparation of claims and expert reports related to the construction industry. He also provides assistance to legal counsel and expert testimony.

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Education

  • - Master’s degree in Business Administration
      (MBA)
      École des Hautes Études Commerciales,
      Montreal, 1989

    - Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B. Eng.)
      École Polytechnique, Montreal, 1979

  • Languages

    • English and French

    • Professional Affiliations


      - Order of Engineers of Quebec
      - The Association of Professional Engineers of
        Saskatchewan (APES)
      - American Society of Heating, Refrigerating
        and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
      - Refrigeration Service Engineers Society
        (RSES)


  • Professional Experience


    2000 to present
    Senior consultant,
    COGEREC CONSULTANTS LTD.

  • 1997 to 1998
    De-icing Center director,
    AXAIR SYSTEM INC.
    Responsible for the activities of the De-icing Center at the international airport of Montreal during its first year of operation.

  • 1997
    Project Engineer,
    AXOR CONSTRUCTION CANADA INC.
    Participation in the construction of the De-icing Center at the international airport of Montreal.
  • 1990 to 1995
    Project Manager (1990-1995) and administrator (1992-1995),
    ENTREPRISES JEAN BRIÈRE LTÉE, CARIBOU PIPING INC., and RAVENCO (1991) INC.
    Responsible for several mechanical and civil projects such as the embedded piping of the LG-1 powerhouse and of the LG-1 spillway, James Bay.
  • 1984 to 1989
    Regional Coordinator,
    HONEYWELL LTD.
    Design and implementation of a market development program for energy management systems in commercial buildings.

  • 1980 to 1983
    Engineer,
    PETER KIEWIT SONS CO. LTD.
    Participation in the construction of hydroelectric projects at James Bay, Quebec, and Nipawin, Saskatchewan.