Profile of Michael Soligo

Michael Soligo
President & CEO

As President and CEO of RWDI, Michael's leadership and vision has driven corporate growth and diversification, extended the firm's international reach and deepened RWDl's technical capabilities in emerging areas including sustainability, climate change, and innovation. A wind/environmental engineer and microclimate specialist who has completed scores of notable projects around the world, he brings a wealth of experience to his efforts in creating a successful and growing organization. Committed to CSR as well as strengthening RWDI’s culture of collaborative problem solving and continuous learning, Michael and his team maintain an unwavering focus on client service and staff engagement while making complicated engineering issues simple on ambitious development projects.

A hands-on leader who works to ensure RWDI has the talent and technological expertise to solve clients’ next big engineering challenges


    • Master of Applied Science (Engineering Faculty, Management Sciences), University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Engineering), University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Chartered Director, Directors College, Canada

    • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), Ontario
    • Registered Consulting Engineer
    • Member, Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (APEO)
    • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Member, Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE)
    • Numerous publications in engineering journals
    • Regular presenter at international conferences

    • Business development
    • Environmental studies
    • Microclimate
    • Pedestrian wind
    • Resorts and casinos
    • Snow studies
    • Sporting venue microclimate studies
    • Stadia
    • Wind loading