Patrick Chouinard

Patrick Chouinard


Corporate Citizenship & Founder, Element5

Patrick is the Founder and VP of Market Strategy at Element5, Canada’s newest and most fully automated Mass Timber manufacturing plant in St. Thomas, Ontario. He is a driving force behind a rapidly growing company that not only manufactures mass timber components but also provides a complete range of services to successfully execute timber construction projects on a large scale.

Patrick believes mass timber is the essential building material of the 21st century and the company is proud to manufacture their products from sustainably sourced Ontario wood. Patrick is a passionate advocate for construction industry transformation and believes that prefabricated mass timber construction is the key to the significant gains in construction efficiency and building performance that we need to meet our significant housing and infrastructure needs in a sustainable way that contributes to a low-carbon future.