Andrew Hidi is the Founder of The HIDI Group. His career spans over six decades working in various sectors including commercial, institutional, mixed use, residential, retail and hospitality. Andrew has had the pleasure of working on many prestigious projects, including The Exchange Tower, Toronto Dominion Centre Building 5 and The Manulife Centre. He was previously Partner-in-Charge of Canada’s tallest and largest office building, First Canadian Place. This building is recognized as the first “safe” office building. Many of the systems that Andrew designed, such as the introduction of outdoor air for pressurization and smoke evacuation, and sprinkler protection in office buildings, have since been included in the National Building Code. Some of the more notable projects Andrew has led include Toronto’s Manulife Centre, Hudson’s Bay Centre, and First Canadian Place, in addition to Budapest’s West End Multi-Use Development and Gresham Palace Four Seasons Hotel.