Arjan Arenja, P.Eng., MBA
Lieutenant Governor Appointee
Arjan Arenja is a professional engineer, entrepreneur, investor and volunteer. A graduate of the University of Waterloo (civil engineering, 1992), Arenja was licensed in 1994. He spent his early career in consulting engineering focused on building science and structural testing. He later moved to Royal Group Technologies to focus on obtaining building code approvals for innovative new building systems in Canada, US, Argentina, Poland and China. His tenure at Royal included starting up Royal Telecom Structures, a new division within Royal Plastics, and he later managed the Royal Rainware Products Division. In 2005, Arenja enrolled in the Executive MBA at the Ivey School of Business, Western University. He later joined Bruce Power, where he spent nearly a decade in senior management roles. Currently, Arenja is a real estate investor in Grey and Bruce counties. His volunteerism includes board membership for Telecare Direct (a local distress call centre in Brampton); co-founder of the Bruce County branch of Southwestern Chapter of the Project Management Institute; and various executive roles with PEO’s Georgian Bay Chapter, including Government Liaison Program chair, treasurer, vice chair and chair. He was also co-chair of the 2018 Government Relations Conference, chair of the 2018 Queen’s Park Day subcommittee, vice chair of the Government Liaison Committee (2020), chair of the Nomination and Governance Committee and a member of the OSPE-PEO Joint Relations Committee. Arenja is a board member for the Electrical Safety Authority and also serves on the board of directors of Engineers Canada and is a member of their Governance Committee.