President, Kilmer Infrastructure Developments Inc.
Wayne Carson is President of Kilmer Infrastructure Developments Inc. where he leads Kilmer’s business platforms in public-private partnerships, real estate development and various concession related operating businesses and partnerships. Wayne is also President of Host Kilmer Service Centres Inc. and an officer and member of the Board of Directors for the operating entities for ONroute, Pan Am Athletes Village and Quickload Logistics businesses.
Mr. Carson has 20 years of operating and management experience in the infrastructure, development and construction materials sectors serving all levels of government and segments of private industry. He has a strong business operations background and significant experience in corporate/commercial transactions, privatization & design-build projects, mergers & acquisitions, employment & labour issues, construction law, contract negotiation, litigation & alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Carson joined the Kilmer Group in 1994 as General Counsel & Assistant Secretary of The Warren Paving & Materials Group. From 1995 to 2000 Wayne held various operating positions of increasing responsibility and was Vice President & General Manager of Warren’s Central Ontario operations, leading that Group to significant growth prior to Warren’s merger with Lafarge in late 2000. Post-merger he was responsible for the combined operations of Lafarge and Warren’s asphalt, construction and aggregate businesses in Central Ontario with annual revenues of $300 million. In 2002 he was appointed Vice President & General Manager of Lafarge’s newly created Asphalt, Paving & Construction Division with operations in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes with annual sales in excess of $500 million and 1,500 employees. In 2006 he was appointed Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Limited.
Mr. Carson received a Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Civil Engineering degree from UNB. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and a Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario and New Brunswick.