Winning client loyalty by delivering excellent, competitive and timely services in the fields of Architecture, Engineering and Project Management.

A world of experience, right here in PEI

World class experience and capability. Coles Associates Ltd. is pleased to introduce our new Ownership group.

Douglas Coles, FEC, P. Eng., PE – Principal, President & Director of Engineering.
Douglas has 30 years of professional engineering experience both at home, regionally, nationally and internationally on a wide range of projects. Douglas has been a member of our senior management team in various aspects for over 20 years and is proud to lead the next wave of the Coles Associates team.

Scott MacNeill, AAPEI - Principal, Director of Architecture.
Scott has experience in managing various projects types with differing sizes and delivery methods. He is very hands on and fully involved in all phases of the project from start to finish. Scott believes that the design process is a collaborative one—a process of developing the design together as a team, while beginning without preconceived notions of style or form, but rather through a shared understanding of the program, schedule, and budget. Having worked at Coles Associates Ltd. in 1999, Scott has come full circle!

Nazmi Lawen, FEC, P. Eng., PE – Principal, Dir. of Civil & Structural Engineering.
Shortly following his arrival on Prince Edward Island, Nazmi started his career at Coles Associates as a Structural Engineer. Over 30 years later, Nazmi has delivered Civil / Structural Engineering across Canada including locations such as the far North, South America, Europe and Asia, Nazmi's experience strengthens our leadership group!

Douglas Coles, Scott MacNeill, Nazmi Lawen, Sean Wheeler & Elliott Coles

Sean Wheeler, FEC, MBA, P.Eng - Principal, Director of Mechanical Services.
A Mechanical and Process Engineer, Sean first worked in PEI with Testori Americas before stints in India and the Caribbean. Recently assuming an ownership position with Coles, Sean has been a key part of the Coles team for 12 years.

Elliott Coles, P.Eng - Principal, Director of Electrical Services.
Elliott is an Electrical Engineer who recently became the third generation within the Coles family to take an ownership role. Elliott's career has taken him from Fredericton to the Caribbean, and we're delighted to have him back here in PEI as part of our senior team.

Our Firm

Coles Associates was founded in 1959 and has grown into a multi-disciplinary professional firm delivering prime consulting, architectural and engineering services including architecture and civil, municipal, structural, mechanical, process, electrical, and transportation engineering as well as project management, construction management. We have established a solid record of performance in delivering consulting architectural and engineering services throughout Canada and around the world, including United States, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Poland, China, India, South Africa and the Caribbean.

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Coles Associates provides a full range of prime consulting architectural services for pre-design, design, design development, working documents, tender and contract administration stages of projects.

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Coles Associates provides a full range of prime and sub consulting engineering services in each engineering discipline for pre-design, design, design development, working documents, tender and contract administration stages of projects.

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Project Management

Coles Associates provides PM services to assist building and project owners in completing comprehensive project delivery, including project planning, budget management, schedule management and resource management.

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