Who We Are


BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. Our practice was established in 1990, based on a specialized appreciation of the impacts of geology on engineered structures. This continues to be our foundation today, enabling us to address a broad spectrum of engineering and environmental issues related to development in challenging terrain.

BGC is composed of over 600 professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians, and support staff who provide a full range of investigation, design and construction review services in the applied earth sciences. We currently operate from more than 13 offices across North and South America and the Caribbean.

BGC’s unique culture and practical approach to problem solving are rooted in a firm belief in our core values. By adhering to our core values, BGC is able to work in partnership with our clients to pioneer responsible solutions to complex earth science challenges.

BGC’s assignments range from pre-feasibility-level studies and routing evaluations to detailed design, construction inspection, and independent third-party review. We also provide services supporting and coordinating environmental impact studies, permitting, and financial agency review. As a complement to our consulting services, BGC operates a state-of-the-art soil and rock testing laboratory, offering a wide range of advanced geotechnical testing services to our clients.

BGC is a private, employee-owned company with a flat management structure which was founded in 1990 by Dr. Iain Bruce and Dr. Wayne Savigny. BGC works together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and technical disciplines. This “one team” approach gives our clients access to all of BGC’s resources and allows us to assemble the best team of professional and support staff for each and every project, regardless of the project location. We offer a full range of services and remain committed to one-to-one contact between our staff and our clients. We operate with a commitment to understanding our clients’ goals and contributing to each of their projects with high quality, high value, practical work delivered on time.


Our global team of experts are here to provide you with sound advice and solutions to your unique earth sciences challenges.