Over a Decade of Providing Trusted Foundation Advice and Services

Mark Tigchelaar has been at the helm of GeoSolv since its inception in 2006. Mark established GeoSolv because he saw a need in the industry for a firm that could fill the role of a trusted foundation advisor. Mark has always made it his priority to serve clients looking for sound, risk-reducing and cost-effective solutions to their soil challenges.

Mark’s significant and diverse experience working with problem soils has provided a solid footing for the GeoSolv team. Mark has been responsible for the design, construction, and business development throughout his 10 years as President of GeoSolv. Mark’s experience also includes consulting, research & development, construction products, and distribution and sales.

With his current team of outstanding professionals in place, Mark’s primary focus is now on growth and development. Bringing on new and innovative techniques and technologies will continue to expand the breadth and depth of GeoSolv’s services in terms of finding the right solutions for our clients’ challenging soil projects.

Mark sees a bright future ahead for GeoSolv and its clients by offering the latest innovative design/build solutions that reduce risk and translate into true cost and schedule savings for our clients. Mark is proud to say that, after 10 successful years, GeoSolv has truly positioned itself as the trusted leader in the ground improvement industry.

Mark is a member of Canadian Geotechnical Society, CSCE, DFI, PPP Council, Canadian Design/Build Institute (CDBI), Railway Association of Canada, various construction associations around Ontario, and is a licensed engineer in both Ontario and Alberta. Mark has authoured and published many papers and articles, and is the current chair of the CGS-Southern Ontario section. Mark is passionate about the geo-science profession, and has a strong desire to contribute to its excellence by promoting the concept of improved value in geotechnical engineering.

Mark Tigchelaar
Mark Tigchelaar, President, P.Eng.