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Bryce Phillips

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

Bryce Phillips is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) - a Canadian Crown corporation - and is responsible for implementing WDBA’s mandate to enable construction and operation of the Gordie Howe International Bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. The C$5.7 billion project is being delivered through a public-private partnership. It includes four components: a six-lane cable-stayed bridge; a Canadian port of entry with border inspection and toll facilities; a United States of America port of entry with border inspection; and an interchange with Interstate 75.
Mr. Phillips is accountable to WDBA’s Board of Directors and is responsible to create vision and strategy, mobilize people, uphold integrity and respect, promote innovation and guide change and achieve results. As CEO, he also leads his team in building and maintaining an effective and constructive network with partners, including municipal governments, border inspection agencies, and state and federal agencies, and with stakeholders such as community groups and associations on both sides of the border, to assist in the achievement of WDBA’s organizational objectives.
With 35 years of experience, Mr. Phillips’ career encompasses an increasing scope of responsibility and range of functions, including senior management and executive roles, in both private and public corporations. He has broad expertise in leading technical subject matter experts, from managerial positions to vice presidents of large engineering and operations organizations. 
Prior to joining WDBA, Mr. Phillips served as vice president of an engineering, testing, inspection, certification and consulting company, where he oversaw major infrastructure projects for a broad range of clients in North America and in Europe. Prior to that, Mr. Phillips was Vice President of Technical Support Services for a multinational consultancy, engineering and project management company. He also served in key leadership positions at two nuclear plants.
Mr. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Windsor.

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