David Grenier

Principal Consultant

David Grenier is the managing director of C-Risk, LLC and principal consultant of C-Risk. He lives in Glendale, Arizona and provides risk management consulting services. David specializes in structuring owner controlled insurance programs for project owners who are involved with large construction, infrastructure, and transportation projects.



David Grenier has over 40 years of experience working in the construction industry with the public and private sector. Before starting C-Risk, David served as Director of Risk Management at a regional transit authority where he designed and implemented the liability and property insurance programs for light rail and commuter rail operations. He also structured and implemented owner-controlled insurance programs (OCIPs) for multi-million dollar capital construction projects. David is recognized as a subject-matter expert in the formation of OCIPs and has extensive knowledge in risk-transfer and risk financing methodologies to manage and control construction project risks.

In addition to his public sector work, David has extensive experience working with private sector owners on capital construction projects. He has worked in construction project management for some of the ENR Top Engineering & Construction firms, and obtained his practical construction project management experience in the commercial building, industrial, power, technology, and transportation industries. David led commercial insurance underwriting teams to create programs, products, and services focused on construction risk.

David has dedicated most of his professional career being a risk management strategist who has demonstrated his proficiency as a problem-solver who can formulate solutions to address the challenges of managing risk to maximize project cost savings and minimize the total cost of risk. This is the compelling reason why David founded C-Risk to provide objective risk management advisory and consulting services to project owners who require effective construction risk management strategies and insight..

David holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Strategy from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has published various articles on construction risk management and wrap-up insurance programs, and has participated on construction expert panel roundtables.



M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 1995
B.S., Syracuse University, 1979