Matt Girard


Plenary Concessions

Matt Girard

Matt Girard is COO Plenary Concessions, the company which holds all Plenary project specific companies. In this capacity, Matt is responsible for project development, delivery, asset management, teaming and business development for all of Plenary Group Civil projects in North America. Plenary Group is a market leader in the North American PPP market, having closed more $7 billion in 19 projects since 2005 when the business started.

Matt has 25 years’ of hands-on experience in the heavy-civil construction industry and has been involved with the successful pursuit and delivery of public-private partnership (P3) projects in both the U.S. and Canada for over 10 years. This includes leading development efforts for over $5 billion worth of successful P3 pursuits, including projects individually valued at greater than $1 billion. Matt’s experience also spans 20 years of pursuit and on-site management of alternative delivery design-build projects, including leading pursuit of or managing construction of an additional $2 billion worth of design-build projects.

Prior to joining Plenary, Matt was a senior executive leading all business development efforts for one of North America’s largest heavy-civil contractors and also has experience working with the largest design consultant in North America, having led their business development efforts on alternative delivery projects in the U.S.

Matt has a Bachelors and Masters in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder,  is a registered Design-Build professional with the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), and is the immediate past President of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s P3 Division.