At Valency, we recognize that projects come together through the collaborative effort, time and talent of the teams driving their success.
Valency is a Construction Industry Institute (CII) Registered Provider and Member company,
and a Recertification Points Provider for the CCM (Certified Construction Manager) designation.
We have supported clients across a broad range of sectors, including:
Transmission and Distribution
Water and Wastewater
We are a proud Construction Industry Institute (CII) member and a Recertification Points Provider for the CCM designation with the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). We specialize in the implementation of CII best practices across all phases of the project process, including front end planning, the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI), risk management, portfolio management, scope control and change management.
The Valency Difference
- We are experts in capital project best practises, understanding the impact of organizational change on all project stakeholders.
- We offer an agnostic approach to advising, with no underlying affiliations with third-party technology companies.
- Our team has 100+ years combined experience advising and facilitating in capital projects in both public and private sectors.
- We specialize in keeping processes streamlined and lean, by eliminating waste, in accordance with Lean Construction Institute fundamentals.
- Our team members are experts on the “human variable” aspect of project team alignment. We understand how complex stakeholder dynamics can impact project delivery, and work with our clients to identify issues and risks and transform them into opportunities.
- We are laser focused on proven practises that will improve cost and schedule predictability.
We stand apart in our industry because we stand with you. We instill confidence, nurture team alignment, and help you achieve project certainty and predictability.
Nell van Walsum
Nell is a Certified PDRI Facilitator, delivering services in English and French. She is also an instructor for Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) workshops with Valency. She holds a B.A in Geology and a M.Sc. in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo.
Tim is an experienced facilitator of project workshops and a past team member with multiple CII research projects throughout his career. Tim works to promote the implementation of CII best practices in the UK and Europe.
Eve is a Project Consultant with Valency. She supports our Senior Consulting team and is co-facilitator for various workshops including PDRI and Construction Readiness Assessments. Eve is also our quality assurance lead for Carve, Valency’s web-based project assurance tool.
Erica is a Project Consultant with Valency. She is a certified Microsoft Data Analyst Associate with expertise in modeling, visualizing and analyzing data in Power BI. Erica is also our support lead for questions related to Carve, Valency’s web-based project assurance tool and assists Valency’s Facilitators in PDRI and Construction Readiness Assessments.
Alisia supports our communications, marketing and training functions here at Valency. She brings over 12 years of ERP software industry experience (marketing, implementation, support) to our team and can answer your questions related to Valency’s project assurance software tools as well as any questions related to upcoming training and events.
We orchestrate large groups with ease, managing cross-functional teams through trusted guidance. Interacting professionally with internal and external stakeholders across all levels of interest and influence, we enhance stakeholder engagement throughout the capital project life cycle. We instill confidence in project teams by nurturing their capacities and managing resources effectively.
We are doers who endure. Our disciplined and focused approach to functional execution inspires a smooth transition for teams new to the industry’s latest capital project management practices and procedures. The Valency team’s specialized hands-on capital project management knowledge, Certified PDRI Facilitator expertise, and demonstrated risk assessment abilities help capital project leaders achieve cost and schedule certainty throughout the capital project life cycle.
With extensive capital project experience and knowledge, our advisors implement proven processes that support the needs of the $100M+ capital portfolio. We advise on portfolio investments with the goal to create value and ensure the greatest return for your organization. Our advisors are attentive to your needs, offering sound, neutral advice aimed at building confidence and trust.
We build certainty into your Capital Project Life Cycle.