Our Team

The Van Brothers team consists of more than 40 people located at our head office and on various construction sites in the lower mainland. Our strength is our team, dedicated to providing quality services to our customers, and is the key to our success in the industry.

Edward Van Vliet - General Manager of Van Brothers Concrete Forming

Edward Van Vliet

President – General Manger / Chief Estimator
Ed began his career in construction by learning the trade from the ground up. Starting in the 1980s, he worked for his father's construction company, learning the importance of hard work and standing by old school values.
Ed obtained his Certificate of Qualification in Carpentry from BCIT in 1992. His extensive experience and constant desire to progress gave him the competitive edge in this industry. As Van Brothers Forming Ltd. co-owner and president, Ed provides focused and powerful leadership with a commitment to quality.
As a journeyman carpenter, Ed’s extensive field experience combines with insightful business sense to make him a successful hands-on President and General Manager.

Abdul Hussain

Site Superintendent
As Site Superintendent, Abdul brings over 10 years of experience in both hands-on construction and site supervision. Abdul began his career in 2006 as a carpenter apprentice. He learned his skills through all aspects of the trade and has been a Red Seal Carpenter since 2011. Abdul holds a key role in the continued success and development of Van Brothers Forming since he joined us in 2017. His reputation for quality of workmanship and safety is unsurpassed.

Lisa Van Vliet - Managing Director of Van Brothers Concrete Forming

Lisa Van Vliet

Managing Director
Lisa brings 35 years of business experience to the team. Working  with her father title searching for land surveyors since the late 1980's, Lisa acquired the skills it takes to run a business. Keeping the business in the family was important; after marrying Ed, Lisa began working with Van Brothers in 2000. As co-owner and partner for life,  Lisa continues to manage the ever-growing needs of the company, implementing new ideas and building continued success in the industry.

Elizabeth Lawrynowicz - Engineer of Van Brothers Concrete Forming


Elisabeth Lawrynowicz B.A.Sc.

Lawry Engineering Ltd.
Established in 1992, Lawry Engineering has been successfully providing engineering services to diverse construction companies. Lawry Engineering specializes in formwork design, falsework, and access scaffolding required for the industrial and commercial construction industry. Lawry Engineering continues to contribute and support Van Brothers success to complete leading edge construction.