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Our People

Spread across over 60 cities, our team is a global collective of urban experts in design, architecture, engineering, civil, transportation, urban geography, real estate, landscape, communications, software development and so much more. These are the people defining the cities of tomorrow.

Supporting our global team of 2,600 difference makers is IBI’s Leadership team, setting out a compelling vision and guiding IBI Group towards the future.

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Luc Deniger

Associate, Landscape Architect
Edmonton, AB

Luc Deniger
#Associate, Landscape Architect# #Airports# #Transportation# ## #All# #Community / Recreational Facilities# #Civic & Government# ## #Green# #High Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Hotels# #Commercial# #Hotels & Resorts# ## #Landscape Architecture# #Living+# #Residential# ## #Low Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Mid Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Parks# #Civic & Government# ## #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# #Police Stations# #Civic & Government# #Police & Fire Stations# ## #Project / Programme Management# #Residential# #Resorts# #Commercial# #Hotels & Resorts# ## #Retail# #Commercial# ## #Roads & Highways# #Transportation# #Bridges, Roads & Highways# ## #Spiritual Places# #Civic & Government# ## #Wayfinding & Signage#
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
https://www.linkedin.com/in/luc-deniger-aala-aapq-csla-79259116/

Luc Deniger has over 14 years of experience and has worked on numerous urban design and rehabilitation projects, from plazas and parks to large scale, high profile district design and rehabilitation master plans. Luc has developed experience in pedestrian circulation plans, signage and wayfinding strategies, building and streetscape interface strategies and public spaces. Through his projects, he has gained experience in green roof technologies, native eco-system rehabilitation and environmental design practices. His knowledge of, and talent for, urban landscape architecture and design has earned him awards for innovative approaches to Landscape Architecture. His experience includes urban design and rehabilitation and streetscape projects in Victoria, BC, Montreal and Quebec City.

#North America#
David Kamnitzer

Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Intelligent Systems
Toronto, ON

David Kamnitzer
#Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Intelligent Systems# #Advanced Traffic Management System# #Transportation# ## #All# #Data Analytics# #Leader# #Mobility+# #Transportation# ## #Revenue / Tolling# #Transportation# ## #Revenue Collection# #Transportation# #Revenue / Tolling# ## #Road Permitting System# #Transportation# #Bridges, Roads & Highways# ## #Software Development# #Subject Matter Expert# #Systems# #Systems Engineering# #Engineering# ## #Systems Integration# #Traffic Management# #Transportation# ## #Transit Management# #Transportation# ## #Transit Oriented Development# #Transit Technology# #Transportation# ## #Transportation# #Transportation Engineering# #Engineering# ## #TravelIQ# #Transportation# ## #Traveller Information# #Transportation# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
We need to get a lot smarter about how we move people and goods around. This requires connected thinking, the harnessing of technology, and ultimately a change in people's priorities and values.

David Kamnitzer is a holistic thinker who applies business analysis, transport operations, systems, and engineering skills to projects in traffic management, traveller information, tolling, and transit. David also leads IBI’s RouteMapper business, which provides spatial imagery/LiDAR surveying and software services for planning, design, asset management, and maintenance applications. A strong writer and presenter, David is often involved in high-profile initiatives that require interaction at the top levels of public and private sector organizations.

#North America#
Jim Moffatt

Associate | Manager, Land Engineering
Ottawa, ON

Jim Moffatt
#Associate | Manager, Land Engineering# #All# #Brownfield Development# #Civil Infrastructure# #Development Engineering# #Engineering# ## #Engineering# #Industrial# #Municipal Services# #Roads & Highways# #Transportation# #Bridges, Roads & Highways# ## #Water / Wastewater# #Industrial# ## #Water Resources Management# #Industrial# ##
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Jim Moffatt has a broad based urban land and municipal engineering experience with specific emphasis on greenfield development and urban rehabilitation and renewal. His broader experience includes management of municipal projects in both St. John’s and Ottawa, including three major Neighbourhood Improvement Projects in St. John?s, encompassing all aspects of urban renewal and numerous integrated road, water and sewer projects in Ottawa. Jim is ultimately responsible for all municipal projects carried out in Ottawa and manages the multidisciplinary teams in the design and construction of sewage pumping stations. He is currently the project manager on a major urban land development covering 500 hectares being responsible for all designs, approvals, construction administration and acceptances for a major multi use development in Ottawa.

#North America#
Charles Finley

Global Director, Marketing & Communications
Toronto, ON

Charles Finley
#Global Director, Marketing & Communications# #All# #Senior Management#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesfinley/

Charles Finley brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing and communications to IBI Group and is responsible for IBI Group’s brand, communications and digital strategy. Charles is also Co-founder of Code for Canada, the country’s leading civic-tech organization that brings design and technology together for the public good. He sits on the Steering Committee of Jane’s Walk, a global movement of free, locally-led city walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Accounting) from Concordia University, a Bachelor of Arts (Urban Studies) from Concordia University, and a Master of Arts (Communications and Culture) from York University.

Mitch Altier

Associate | Manager, Water Resources Engineering
New Lexington, OH

Mitch Altier
#Associate | Manager, Water Resources Engineering# #All# #Civil Infrastructure# #Engineering# #Municipal Services# #Roads & Highways# #Transportation# #Bridges, Roads & Highways# ## #Water / Wastewater# #Industrial# ## #Water Resources Management# #Industrial# ##
New Lexington, Ohio, United States of America

Mitch Altier is responsible for handling water, wastewater, street, and ground/well water projects for local municipalities, counties, and water and sewer districts in New Lexington. As such, he also helps locate funding sources for various communities. His knowledge and skills allow him to successfully lead the municipal engineering team in the New Lexington Office. His specialization extends across all aspects of water and wastewater design. This expertise, coupled with Mitch’s working relationships and communication style, prove valuable when acting as a liaison to project stakeholders.

Lee Ann Mangin

Associate Director
Seattle, WA

Lee Ann Mangin
#Associate Director# #All# #Office Lead# #Operations & Maintenance# #Project / Programme Management# #Smart City Platform# #Smart Cities# ## #Software Development# #Systems# #Systems Engineering# #Engineering# ## #Systems Integration# #Transit Technology# #Transportation# ##
Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Lee Ann is a lead for IBI Group’s smart city practice across the US. She brings 20 years of design and engineering experience in the Intelligence practice, leading Intelligent Transportation Systems, operations center projects and multi-disciplinary teams in the design and implementation of mobility solutions. Lee Ann has a long history helping cities, transit agencies, and traffic agencies with implementing and integrating technologies into their day-to-day operations.

Ashish Ghate

Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Urban Design / Planning
Toronto, ON

Ashish Ghate
#Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Urban Design / Planning# #All# #Green# #Living+# #Residential# ## #Master Planning# #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Mobility Hub# #Transportation# ## #Mobility+# #Transportation# ## #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# #Project / Programme Management# #Public Outreach# #Subject Matter Expert# #Transit Oriented Development# #Water Resources Management# #Industrial# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashish-ghate-3a48441a/

With a background in Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Ashish Ghate brings a keen eye for good urban form and the complexities of city building to his role as a project manager and urban designer/planner. Ashish has worked on a variety of master planning and site planning projects based in North, Central and South America, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and India.

His experience includes all aspects of project development and spans multiple scales ranging from regional plans, master plans, transit-oriented-design, streetscape master plans, urban intensification projects and guidelines focusing on policy as well as detailed design standards. Ashish’s impressive portfolio includes a number projects focused on the importance of urban design and the balance between functional and aesthetic concerns of a project. Whereas his architectural background brings a solid building typology and infrastructure knowledge base to his work.

#North America#
Brad Hughes

Sr. Associate Principal | Education, Buildings
Houston, TX

Brad Hughes
#Sr. Associate Principal | Education, Buildings# #All# #Architecture# #Education# #Heritage / Historic Preservation# #K-12 Education# #Education# ## #Learning+# #Education# ## #Retail# #Commercial# ## #Subject Matter Expert#
Houston, Texas, United States of America

Brad Hughes is a Registered Architect with 30 years of experience in institutional, commercial and educational projects. He is responsible for the complete delivery of the project and has provided design, planning and construction management for hundreds of projects ranging from new facilities, additions, renovations, and historic preservation. His experience affords a comprehensive approach to problem solving and quality service to clients and he excels in the delivery of projects with tight constraints and budgets.

#North America#
Tom Tsaktsiris

Associate | Manager, Architecture
Toronto, ON

Tom Tsaktsiris
#Associate | Manager, Architecture# #All# #Architecture# #High Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Hospitality# #Commercial# ## #Hotels# #Commercial# #Hotels & Resorts# ## #Living+# #Residential# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Project / Programme Management# #Residential# #Resorts# #Commercial# #Hotels & Resorts# ## #Sustainability & Environmental Management#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tom Tsaktsiris LEED AP BD+C specializes in high-rise Residential and Hospitality projects. His early involvement on a number of high profile projects such as The Four Seasons Hotel and Residences, The Shores at Bronte Harbour and the Toronto Delta Hotel has propelled him to the position of Project Manager where he has further developed his relationships with his clients and honed his management skills, while leading highly motivated multi-member teams. Tom has played an integral role in the successful execution of the Valhalla Condos and Towns for Edilcan, Minto’s Yorkville Park and The Yorkdale Condominiums for Heights Development Inc., where his work is helping to revitalize the Lawrence Heights neighbourhood.

#North America#
Jack Chung

Associate Manager, Architecture
Toronto, ON

Jack Chung
#Associate Manager, Architecture# #All# #Architecture# #High Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Living+# #Residential# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Residential#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jack Chung has over 20 years of experience specializing in high-rise residential projects. Through his involvement on a number of projects, such as 88 Scott Street, Pears on the Avenue and The KIP, he has developed long-lasting client relationships for the firm. His hands-on experience over the years has enabled him to effectively see a project from design through to project completion.

Shari Gratke

Associate Principal | Education, Buildings
San Jose, CA

Shari Gratke
#Associate Principal | Education, Buildings# #Architecture# #BIM & 3D Visualization# #Civic & Government# #Community / Recreational Facilities# #Civic & Government# ## #Design Build# #Education# #Green# #Higher Education# #Education# ## #Interiors# #K-12 Education# #Education# ## #Labs / Life Sciences# #Healthcare# ## #Learning+# #Education# ## #Library# #Civic & Government# ## #Master Planning# #Office# #Commercial# ## #Office Lead# #Operations Centre# #Transportation# ## #Parking# #Parks# #Civic & Government# ## #Project / Programme Management# #Public Outreach# #Subject Matter Expert#
San Jose, California, United States of America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/shari-gratke-russo-0a275198/

Shari is a Project Manager specializing in K-12 projects and a co-office lead in our San Jose office. With over 20 years of experience in designing education facilities, she has led notable projects in northern California such as the Lincoln Elementary School Modernization and the Cupertino Middle School Modernization for our Cupertino School District client, among many others. A forward-thinking and progressive architect, Shari plays an integral role on projects bringing her experience and confidence to our key clients in education. Shari is a licensed architect in the state of California.

Stelios Pelantakis

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Land Engineering
Dubai, UAE

Stelios Pelantakis
#Associate Director | Practice Lead, Land Engineering# #All# #Civil Infrastructure# #Development Engineering# #Engineering# ## #Engineering# #Project / Programme Management# #Revenue / Tolling# #Transportation# ## #Subject Matter Expert# #Transit Technology# #Transportation# ## #Transportation#
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Middle East

Stelios Pelantakis counts over 22 years’ experience in Infrastructure Engineering and Intelligent Transportation Systems. Since joining IBI Group in 2000 he has worked for projects in Greece, UK, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Stelios is Practice Lead for Land Engineering projects in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.

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