Alan Hand, PQS (F)

Senior Partner

With over 40 years of experience, Alan is an industry renowned team leader and cost control expert.

Large scale, multi-faceted, and complex projects benefit from Alan’s expertise through his delivery of thorough, detailed cost control and cost planning coupled with his thorough risk management methodology, where the cost identification, assessment, sensitivity analysis, contingency planning, and allowances relating to project risks are addressed. Alan Hand joined A.W. Hooker in 1987 as a Senior Partner, and managed the firm’s growth to its current size and operations. Prior, he performed as a quantity surveyor across Western Canada, Australia, and England. Alan has demonstrated extensive experience in preparing vital cost plans and cost management strategies for construction projects throughout the full project lifecycle. He is highly knowledgeable in the cost issues surrounding the construction phase, and has provided this expertise on a wide variety of sectors.

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Greg Babiak, PQS

Partner (Mechanical)

Greg joined A.W. Hooker Associates in 2008 as a Mechanical Quantity Surveyor.  Since that time, he has worked on over 2,000 projects throughout the industrial, institutional, commercial, and residential sectors.

His forte on complex buildings; such as, performing arts, pharmaceutical, and mission critical facilities with demanding environments cemented him as one of our industry’s foremost Mechanical experts. Greg’s passion and attention to detail are second to none.  His knowledge and ability to contribute practical advice while working closely with a design team is a vital component to successful cost control during the design stages. Greg leads a team of Mechanical Quantity Surveyors by focusing on mentorship and collaboration.  He oversees the hands-on measuring and quantification processes, and project coordination to deliver high standards of quality in all project cost estimates under his care.

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Glenn Hultzer, B.Sc. (QS), MRICS, PQS


Glenn Hultzer is a Partner with A.W. Hooker and has over 30 years of experience leading quantity surveying assignments around the world.

Glenn has an extensive background in construction contract management and administration. Further, he has accumulated considerable knowledge within cost planning; loan monitoring; dispute resolution; procurement advisory; contract preparation; commercial advisory and project management skills. Glenn’s international experience, outside of Canada, has included working in South Africa, United States of America, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Glenn has a four year B.Sc degree in Quantity Surveying and is accredited as a Professionally registered Quantity Surveyor with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors as well the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

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Tanju Celen, PQS


Tanju Celen is a Partner with A.W. Hooker and has over 30 years of experience in lead roles in the construction industry.

Prior to immigrating to Canada, Tanju worked as a senior Civil Engineer overseas. His area of expertise was construction estimating and cost management on multi-million dollar projects including housing, high-rise buildings, dams, hydro electrical power plants and highways including bridges and viaducts. His versatile experience at A.W. Hooker encompasses commercial, institutional, industrial and civil projects. Tanju is well versed in every stage of the estimating process and is dedicated to delivering high-quality service. His engineering background helps him to manage complex and large-scale projects and deliver excellence in cost consulting services.

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Stew Kyle, PQS


Stewart Kyle joined A.W. Hooker Associates Ltd., in 2011 as a Quantity Surveyor and has over 10 years of professional experience in the Cost Consulting Industry.

Since that time, Stewart has acquired experience in a wide range of projects involving design stage cost control. Stewart has provided valuable mentoring and leadership to his colleagues and is collaborative in overseeing the hands-on measuring and quantification processes.  He has continued to build upon his skills and excel in cost estimating and project coordination and delivers a high standard of quality in all cost estimates under his care.

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Ann Lawson, OAA, MRAIC

Partner and Director, Independent Certification Services

Ann Lawson joined A.W. Hooker Associates Ltd., in 1997 and has been a practicing architect for over 35 years.

Ann has been a key player at A.W. Hooker consulting for a number of high-profile clients during the construction phase of large projects. Her role as Director of IC Services and Partner has largely been on customized and fast track projects, with a focus on contract administration, cost control and control of the process of changes required during construction. In particular, Ann has specialized in the successful management and delivery of IC services on large scale P3 projects as the role of Team Leader, working on 27 Independent Certifier Projects.

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