Skip to main content

This site uses cookies to provide you with a better user experience. By using ibigroup.com, you accept our use of cookies.Learn More

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 3,500 difference makers is IBI’s Leadership team, setting out a compelling vision and guiding IBI Group towards the future.

Filter People by:

Role
Project Type
Commercial
Industrial
Residential
Education
Transportation
Civic & Government
Healthcare
Other
A-Z Services
Intelligence
Buildings
Infrastructure
Region
Stuart Jones

Director
Vancouver, BC

Stuart Jones
#Director# #All# #Landscape Architecture# #Leader# #Mobility+# #Transportation# ## #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# #Placemaking# ##
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Stuart Jones is head of the Vancouver-based urban design practice. Trained in landscape architecture, his professional experience spans over 20 years and includes work on both the development and the planning sides of the business. His projects have ranged from downtown infill sites to large master planned communities in locations across North America, Asia, Scandinavia, and the Middle East. He is skilled at creating a compelling story and sense of place for projects, which he communicates through drawings, standards, guidelines, and zoning. He has a strong understanding of the key issues affecting development including building types, street design, transit, servicing and the public realm, and he is an effective manager of the specialists in these fields.
#North America#
Visit Stuart Jones's Profile
Christopher Campbell

Associate | Manager, Contract Administration
Toronto, ON

Christopher Campbell
#Associate | Manager, Contract Administration# #Advanced Traffic Management System# #Transportation# #ATMS# ## #All# #Subject Matter Expert# #Transportation Engineering# #Transportation# ## #Traveller Information# #Transportation# #511# #ATIS# #Advanced Traveller Information System# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Christopher is a Senior Consultant with the intelligent systems group in the Toronto office. His 21-year career in intelligent transportation systems with IBI Group spans a variety of roles and clients, including the design and construction management of infrastructure for traffic management systems, travel time information systems, traffic signals and highway signage. His strengths include effective, non-confrontational negotiation, which makes him very effective in administration of construction contracts. Christopher is currently managing construction administration of an 8-km expansion of the MTO’s COMPASS system and he is the lead ITS designer on Phase II of the Hwy 407 East extension.
#North America#
Visit Christopher Campbell's Profile
David Nicholas

Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Landscape Architecture
Salt Lake City, UT

David Nicholas
#Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Landscape Architecture# #All# #Community / Recreational Facilities# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Hotels & Resorts# #Commercial# #Hospitality# ## #Landscape Architecture# #Leader# #Master Planning# #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Parks# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# #Placemaking# ## #Public Outreach# #Residential# #Subject Matter Expert# #Transit Oriented Development# #TOD# ##
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-nicholas-b1270a85/
David Nicholas is a registered Landscape Architect that brings diverse planning, design and implementation experience to IBI Group, with an emphasis in parks and recreation, urban design, institutional and resort planning and design. With a Bachelor’s degree in design from Arizona State University, David is a leader in the U.S. West Placemaking practice and has led award-winning projects that have become focal points of their communities.
#Mountain West# #North America#
Visit David Nicholas's ProfileVisit Frank Ullrich's Profile
Frank Ullrich

Associate - Manager, Software Development
Toronto, ON

Frank Ullrich
#Associate - Manager, Software Development# #Advanced Traffic Management System# #Transportation# #ATMS# ## #All# #Software as a Service# #SaaS# ## #Systems# #Systems Engineering# #Systems# ## #Systems Integration# #Systems# ##
Toronto, Ontario,
https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankullrich/
Give me the simplest solution that does the job.
Armed with a degree in computer science, Frank joined IBI Group in 1984 and immediately started to work on our first Advanced Traffic Management System. Since then, Frank has been involved with almost every ATMS that IBI Group has created. Over the years he has had many roles including team leader, software system designer, system architect, and project manager. In addition to ATMS, Frank does real-time systems analysis, design and programming; object oriented design and programming; map-based graphical user interface design and programming; microprocessor systems programming; and project management.
#North America#
Visit Leslie Ackerman's Profile
Leslie Ackerman

Associate | Manager, Architecture
Toronto, ON

Leslie Ackerman
#Associate | Manager, Architecture# #All# #Architecture# #High Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Living+# #Residential# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mrs. Ackerman graduated on the Dean’s List from Ryerson University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Architectural Science. She has obtained her Project Management Professional (PMP)® and LEED® Accredited Professional credentials. With over 12 years of experience in high-rise residential design, Leslie has managed various condominium, rental building and school residence projects. Her involvement ranges from feasibility and conceptual design through to construction administration.
#North America#
Visit Derek Sims's Profile
Derek Sims

Director At Large
Toronto, ON

Derek Sims
#Director At Large# #All# #BlueiQ# #Industrial# #Water Resources Management# ## #Engineering# #Leader# #Regional / Sectoral# #Senior Management# ## #Revenue / Tolling# #Transportation# ## #Senior Management# #Systems# #Traffic Management# #Transportation# ## #Transit Management# #Transportation# ## #Transit Technology# #Transportation# #ITS# #Intelligent Transportation Systems# ## #Traveller Information# #Transportation# #511# #ATIS# #Advanced Traveller Information System# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mr. Sims will be moving into a strategic advisory role, working on initiatives with IBI’s Executive team, as of July 2021. Derek has been with IBI for over 40 years, serving as Global Director of IBI’s Intelligence Sector for the past seven years. His mandate going forward will be to advance the Intelligence Sector practice into new areas of business and the firm’s initiatives in energy optimization, application of artificial intelligence (AI) in operations, intelligent buildings, smart cities and data analytics. Under Derek’s leadership, the Intelligence sector was responsible for consulting, software development and operational services in projects which conceive, design, implement and operate solutions applying new technologies. Throughout his career, he has grown IBI’s worldwide practices in transportation and systems engineering with a focus on Traffic Management, Traveller Information, Transit, Tolling and Airport Groundside Systems. Mr. Sims holds Masters degrees in Engineering and Business and is a registered Professional Engineer.
#North America#
Rick Williams

Associate | Manager, Landscape Architect
Boston, MA

Rick Williams
#Associate | Manager, Landscape Architect# #All# #Landscape Architecture# #Placemaking#
Boston, Massachusetts, North America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rick-williams-a3497911/
Rick has 17+ years of experience in landscape architecture. Since joining the firm in 2001, Rick has participated in a broad spectrum of project types. His experience ranges from urban parks and plazas, on-structure projects, intensive and extensive green-roofs, corporate and academic campuses, streetscapes, bikeways, canalways, perimeter security and natural resource management. As a technical resource within the office, Rick has extensive experience in making design concepts reality, solving complex constructability issues, and ensuring quality control throughout the construction process.
#North America# #Northeast#
Visit Rick Williams's Profile
Evangelos Pantazis

Computational Design Lead
Los Angeles, CA

Evangelos Pantazis
#Computational Design Lead# #All# #Architecture# #BIM & 3D Visualization# #Civil Engineering# #Civil Infrastructure# ## #Data Analytics# #High Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Office# #Commercial# ## #Parametric Design# #Design Technology# ## #Quantum# #Research & Development# #Residential# #Spatial Intelligence# #GIS# #Geographic Information System# ## #Systems Integration# #Systems# ##
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/evangelos-pantazis/
Design is concerned with how things work, how they are controlled, and the nature of interaction between people and technology. When done well the results are brilliant, pleasurable buildings.
Evangelos Pantazis is an architectural engineer, building scientist, computational designer and educator. His research expertise is in complex geometric modelling and generative design strategies in conjunction with daylighting, energy modelling and performance driven design workflows across scales. His work empowers non-specialized architects and designers to develop design alternatives which couple critical design parameters with energy demand and supply, comfort, and livability. To date, he has authored and co-authored journal papers, peer reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. Prior to joining IBI in 2019, Evan was a member of i-lab and Schema Lab at the Viterbi School of Engineering, where his research was supported by a fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Energy (DOE) and Autodesk Inc. In practice Evangelos has worked for Graft Architects in Berlin, Studio Pei-Zhu in Beijing, Buro Happold Engineering in Los Angeles, has co-founded Topotheque design research studio and he is the CTO of Fablab Ioannina.Evan holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he was a fellow of both Onassis and Myronis Foundation. Additionally he holds a Master in Computer Aided Architectural Design from the Swiss Federal University of Technology (ETH) in Zurich and a Diploma in Architectural Engineering from the Aristotle’s University in Thessaloniki.
#North America# #Pacific West#
Visit Evangelos Pantazis's Profile
Craig Atkinson

Director | California Education Lead, Buildings
Los Angeles, CA

Craig Atkinson
#Director | California Education Lead, Buildings# #All# #Architecture# #Civic & Government# #Institution# ## #Community / Recreational Facilities# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Design Build# #Education# #School# ## #Fire Stations# #Institution# #Civic & Government# #Police & Fire Stations# ## #Higher Education# #School# #Education# ## #K-12 Education# #School# #Education# ## #Leader# #Learning+# #School# #Education# ## #Library# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Master Planning# #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# ## #Police Stations# #Institution# #Civic & Government# #Police & Fire Stations# ## #Public Outreach# #Subject Matter Expert#
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/craig-atkinson-2bba6b42/
Craig Atkinson is a Director in the Southern California Education sector with more than 27 years of experience in the design and construction of public projects in the educational and civic sectors. He has extensive knowledge and ‘know how’ in community relations, project consensus building, design, planning, project delivery, and quality control. Craig’s years of project management experience for public clients throughout California have made him a resource for client and community relations and quality control within IBI Group. He has also served on the Santa Barbara County, North County Board of Architectural Review, coached various sports including Special Olympics.
#North America# #Pacific West#
Visit Craig Atkinson's ProfileVisit Horace Aikman's Profile
Horace Aikman

Associate, Landscape Architect
Boston, MA

Horace Aikman
#Associate, Landscape Architect# #All# #Landscape Architecture# #Placemaking#
Boston, Massachusetts, North America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/horace-aikman-701a228/
Horace Aikman serves IBI Placemaking with a broad portfolio of project experience and responsibilities related to technical and management standards. Over the past 30+ years he has overseen a wide range of project types, from large infrastructure projects to small residential-scale installation, in the public, private and institutional markets. He has worked on projects in all of the New England states, in the mid-West and mid-Atlantic regions, and on a variety of overseas projects. Horace develops and maintains our library of site-related technical specifications, including site unit masonry, wood construction, landscape metals, site concrete, green roofs, pavements and earthwork systems. He serves as the on-call technical consultant to Project Managers and staff Landscape Architects, responding to technical challenges during design, preparation of construction documents and during construction phase services.
#North America# #Northeast#
Visit Stelios Pelantakis's Profile
Stelios Pelantakis

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Land Engineering
Dubai, UAE

Stelios Pelantakis
#Associate Director | Practice Lead, Land Engineering# #All# #Civil Infrastructure# #Development Engineering# #Engineering# #Leader# #Project / Programme Management# #Revenue / Tolling# #Transportation# ## #Subject Matter Expert# #Transit Technology# #Transportation# #ITS# #Intelligent Transportation Systems# ## #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.
#Middle East#
Visit Paul Williams's Profile
Paul Williams

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
Toronto West, ON

Paul Williams
#Associate Director | Practice Lead, Electrical & Mechanical Engineering# #All# #Electrical Engineering# #Engineering# #Industrial# #Leader# #Light Rail Transit# #Transportation# #LRT# ## #Mechanical Engineering# #Project / Programme Management# #Subject Matter Expert# #Transit Facilities# #Transportation# ##
Toronto West, Ontario, Canada
Paul Williams has over 30 years of project and design experience in the electrical engineering field. He has been responsible for conceptual design, specifications, feasibility studies, detail engineering, inspections, commissioning, and project management on numerous utility, industrial and commercial projects.Currently, Paul is the Mechanical and Engineering Peer Reviewer for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, the Project Manager for the Metrolinx Lewis Road Layover Facility and Metrolinx Mimico Layover Facility, and provides Senior Electrical oversight for various projects.
#North America#