Zey Emir

Zey Emir

President P.Eng., MBA

p: (514) 932 2188

f: (514) 939 0776

a: 4333 St. Catherine Street West | Suite 500
Montreal, Quebec H3Z 1P9

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Zey Emir was named President of Revay in 2013. She is a professional engineer with over thirty years of experience in project management and consulting to the construction industry, primarily with respect to dispute resolution.

Zey specializes in the preparation of claims and expert reports for both contractors and owners. Her areas of expertise include quantification of damages, loss of productivity calculations as well as complex delay analyses. She has prepared, analyzed and negotiated the resolution of countless construction claims.

She has been recognized as an expert witness in court and by arbitration panels in the areas of delay and productivity analysis, as well as that of the quantification of damages. Her diverse project experience includes work on bridges, power plants, pipelines, tunnels and special purpose facilities in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Some of Zey’s high-profile projects include the construction of the Confederation Bridge, mines, an offshore oil drilling platform, an Olympic sports facility, cavern excavation under the Grand Central Station, as well as commercial and institutional buildings including hospitals and airports.

Zey has developed and presented training programs for a wide range of industry professionals and she is regularly invited to present papers at conventions and seminars. Zey is an active member of several construction associations, most notably the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), where she was appointed chair for 2018.


Master of Business Administration (MBA)
McGill University, Montreal, QC, 1997

Bachelor of Engineering – Civil Engineering, with Distinction 
Double Specialization in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
Concordia University, Montreal, QC, 1989

Additional Training and Certifications

Administration and Practice Workshop
Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), 2022

Dispute Boards in Public Private Partnership Projects
Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), 2022

An Experienced Practitioner’s Guide to Dispute Avoidance
Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), 2024

How Geotechnical Baseline Reports Help Avoid and Resolve Disputes
Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), 2024


English, French, Turkish

Professional Affiliations

Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Professional Engineer

AACE International (AACEI)

American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF)

Society of Construction Law (SCL) 

Canadian Construction Association (CCA)
Past Chair
Governance Committee Member
Executive Committee Member
Past Vice-Chair of the Standard Practices Committee
Past Chair of the Manufacturers, Suppliers and Services Council