Dan Campbell, P.Eng.

Mechanical Engineer, Principal |

Dan joined KCB in 1981 and immediately started growing his career by working across Canada and internationally in the design of hydropower plants, movable bridges, and port and drydock facilities. As Principal over the past twenty years, he has successfully grown the company’s hydropower practice, based in Vancouver. Dan is on the Company's Board of Directors.

Renowned for assembling and coordinating technical teams for complicated hydropower projects, Dan has worked in the USA, Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Sri Lanka and India. He is a sought after program manager involving contract negotiation, design, equipment selection, construction monitoring, site inspection and asset evaluation.

Key Projects

Dan’s recent key project work includes the relationship manager coordinating two multi-year Master Service Agreements with BC Hydro with over 50 separate dam safety assignments to date including the John Hart Dam Redevelopment, Strathcona Spillway and Ladore Spillway Upgrades, Salmon River Dam Removal. Dan has also worked on the Site C Clean Energy Project in Norther BC and Dixon Dam Spillway Gate Replacement in Alberta. Internationally, Dan’s recent key projects include rehabilitation of the Ituango Dam in Colombia, the new-build Nam Theun 2 Hydro project in Laos, and the Snoqualmie Redevelopment project in Washington, USA.


Dan has a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from The University of British Columbia and is a registered professional engineer in Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon.

Fun Fact

After both building and sailing their own 11 ft dinghies from Prince Rupert to Vancouver, Dan and his partner entered the Race to Alaska and spent 26 days sailing their 16ft dinghy from Port Townsend to Prince Rupert.