About Us

Founded in 1975, Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) is an association that advocates for a business and regulatory climate in the interests of our members. CEO represents approximately 170 consulting engineering firms that employ nearly 19,000 Ontarians. Our member firms provide a wide range of engineering services to government and private sector clients. Member firms range in size from sole proprietorships to large multinational engineering firms. Accumulated gross revenues of consulting engineering firms across the country contribute north of $31 billion to the economy annually.

CEO is a member organization of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of Canada (ACEC) and International Federation for Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). When a company joins CEO, it automatically joins the ACEC and FIDIC.

CEO Mission Statement

To promote and advance the business interests of our Member Firms and the value of the engineering work they do.

CEO Vision

Our Member Firms prosper and are recognized for their influence and fundamental contributions to the social, environmental, and economic welfare of Ontario.

CEO Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Diversity
  • Respect

CEO Strategic Goals

Priority 1: Proactive Advocacy - To shape public policy, legislation, procurement and contracting practices to reflect member business interests and raise the profile of the sector.

Priority 2: Engagement that Creates Value - To achieve an actively engaged community that drives volunteerism and improves member retention.

Priority 3: Strengthen our Identity and Branding - To establish and promote an identity and brand that points to the future, enables fulfillment of our vision, and clearly differentiates us from other engineering associations.

To view CEO’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan, click here.