Peter Blahnik

Partner, Capital Projects & Infrastructure, PwC Canada

Peter is the Capital Projects and Infrastructure leader for PwC in Western Canada. Based in Vancouver, he is a trusted advisor to organizations that are planning and executing complex infrastructure and capital projects.

Peter has over 15 years of experience working throughout Canada, the US, South America, Africa, and Europe. He specializes in capital project governance, construction readiness, and project performance reporting.

His experience includes:

  • Developing and advising on the implementation of governance models and project management frameworks;
  • Using data analytics and robotics to provide project monitoring;
  • Performing project assessments at various stages of the project lifecycle to test readiness and risk profile;
  • Developing procurement strategies for complex projects; and
  • Embedding himself within project teams to deal with emergent or crisis situations.

Peter has experience working with clients across many industries and sectors including; mining, utilities, oil and gas, social infrastructure, transportation, healthcare and education. He has advised Public Sector and Private Sector executives and is also comfortable rolling up his sleeves on a construction site to help the project team.

Prior to joining PwC, Peter worked for an engineering consulting firm in the utilities sector. He has lived in Toronto, Calgary and now in Vancouver.

Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University, a Masters of Science in International Project Leadership from SKEMA Business School in France and completed the Program on Negotiation (PON) for Senior Executives at Harvard Law School.

Contact details

Tel: +1 403 604 2813

Email

Experience

  • Utilities sector
  • Mining sector
  • Public infrastructure
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Energy sector
  • Renewable energy
  • Consulting
  • EPC
  • Construction

Specialty

  • Program governance and performance management
  • Project management
  • Commercial management
  • Digital for capital projects
  • Procurement strategies
  • Project assessments
  • Negotiations

Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce; Ryerson University
  • Master of Science in International Project Leadership; SKEMA Business School
  • Program on Negotiations for Senior Executives; Harvard Law School