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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.

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John Knape

Frameworks Director
Rochdale, UK

John Knape
#Frameworks Director# #Acute Care# #Healthcare# ## #All# #Ambulatory Care# #Healthcare# ## #Architecture# #Design Build# #Healthcare+# #Healthcare# ## #Labs / Life Sciences# #Healthcare# ## #Leader# #Oncology# #Healthcare# ## #Pediatrics# #Healthcare# ## #Project / Programme Management# #UK Regional#
Rochdale, United Kingdom,
John Knape is a qualified Architect with over 30 years of post-qualification experience and has been especially committed to the design of healthcare facilities and building types which fulfil social needs. His experience covers work in both the public and private sectors and he can draw upon a thorough knowledge of relevant design standards including Department of Health Building Notes and Technical Memoranda. John has experience of a wide range of procurement methods including traditional and two-stage tendering, design & build, partnering, management contracting and PFI and in his role as the practice’s Frameworks Director, has been instrumental in leading successful bid processes to secure IBI’s position as Primary Supply Chain Members on all three UK national healthcare Frameworks. John has recently led teams on a number of projects in both the acute and primary care sectors, including the award winning development at Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool. John is keen to pioneer innovative design solutions such as the “Barn Theatre” concept, but places great emphasis on excellent relationships with client and contractor as the key to a successful project.
#United Kingdom#
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Peter Stampone

Associate | Manager, Contract Administration
Markham, ON

Peter Stampone
#Associate | Manager, Contract Administration# #All# #Civil Infrastructure# #Industrial# #Maintenance Facilities# #Transportation# ## #Manufacturing# #Industrial# ## #Municipal Infrastructure# #Civil Infrastructure# ## #Operations# #Project / Programme Management# #Water / Wastewater# #Industrial# ##
Markham, Ontario, Canada
Peter is an experienced Construction / Project Manager with a demonstrated 25 year history of working in the municipal water / waste water consulting industry. Possessing skills in Customer Service, Engineering, Leadership, and Project Management allows him to be a strong operations professional with a focus on all types of stakeholders. Peter holds a B.Sc. KIn McMaster University and a 3 Year Eng. DIpl. Mohawk College.
#North America#
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Joe Pettipas

Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Interior Design
Toronto, ON

Joe Pettipas
#Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Interior Design# #Airports# #Transportation# ## #All# #Civic & Government# #Institution# ## #Education# #School# ## #Entertainment Centre# #Commercial# ## #Healthcare# #Healthcare+# #Healthcare# ## #High Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Higher Education# #School# #Education# ## #Hospitality# #Commercial# ## #Hotels & Resorts# #Commercial# #Hospitality# ## #Interiors# #Interior Design# ## #Leader# #Library# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Living+# #Residential# ## #Mental Health Care# #Healthcare# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Office# #Commercial# ## #Public Outreach# #Residential# #Retail# #Commercial# ## #Strategic Planning# #Subject Matter Expert#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-pettipas-47871ba/
With over three decades of broad experience, Joe has an innate understanding of the challenges facing corporate, hospitality, retail and healthcare clients today. His international experience in the Middle East, Asia, and across North America gives him an appreciation for the importance of brand and how it must be synthesized into the built environment for corporate success. Joe leads a creative and talented group of professionals focusing on the interior spaces within buildings that spans across Corporate Workplace, Transportation, Hospitality, Retail, Healthcare, Higher Education and Institutional arenas.
#North America#
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Donald Verbanac

Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Architecture
Toronto, ON

Donald Verbanac
#Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Architecture# #Active Transportation# #Transportation# ## #Airports# #Transportation# ## #All# #Architecture# #Bus Rapid Transit# #Transportation# #BRT# ## #Civil Infrastructure# #Design Build# #Leader# #Light Rail Transit# #Transportation# #LRT# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Mobility Hub# #Transportation# ## #Mobility+# #Transportation# ## #Multi-Modal Transportation# #Transportation# ## #Ports# #Transportation# #Transit Facilities# #Terminals# ## #Project / Programme Management# #Rail# #Transportation# ## #Terminals# #Transportation# #Transit Facilities# ## #Transit Facilities# #Transportation# ## #Transit Management# #Transportation# ## #Transit Oriented Development# #TOD# ## #Transportation#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
https://ca.linkedin.com/in/donald-verbanac-677b06a0
Don Verbanac is an interdisciplinary Project Manager specializing in transit facilities and infrastructure, often working at the confluence of engineering pragmatism and urbanistic aspirations. Don has over 20 years of combined experience in architecture, urban planning, transportation, retail and industrial design from Canada, the USA, Mexico, Israel and the Netherlands. Don has worked on underground and above ground transit infrastructure projects involving BRT, LRT and subway/metro stations, depots and service structures as well as bus terminals and on-street transit facilities. His multidisciplinary experience and responsibilities span from design and planning to construction including client, partner and third party relations. Notable projects include the following: Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Yonge North Subway Extension, Mississauga BRT, Waterloo’s King-Victoria Transit Hub and Brampton ZUM. Don is a licensed architect with the Ontario Association of Architects, a registered architect with the Bureau Architectenregister in the Netherlands, a registered professional planner (RPP) with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute, and a member of the Project management Institute. Don was a part-time instructor for 12 years at Ryerson University’s School of Urban and Regional Planning in Toronto, Canada.
#North America#
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Michael Mandelzys

Associate | Manager, Transit Technology
Toronto, ON

Michael Mandelzys
#Associate | Manager, Transit Technology# #All# #Engineering# #Operations# #Revenue / Tolling# #Transportation# ## #Systems# #Systems Engineering# #Systems# ## #Transit Technology# #Transportation# #ITS# #Intelligent Transportation Systems# ## #Transportation# #Transportation Engineering# #Transportation# ## #Transportation Planning# #Transportation# ## #Traveller Information# #Transportation# #511# #ATIS# #Advanced Traveller Information System# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Michael Mandelzys P.Eng is a transportation systems engineer with a passion for combining technology and transit. He has worked across North America, leading projects through planning activities such as needs assessments and conceptual designs, specification and RFP development, procurement, and design and testing during implementation. He has worked with bus, rail, and demand response transit systems including new dispatch and vehicle location systems for the Toronto Transit Commission and GO rail, advanced fare systems in London and Milwaukee, and the regional transit information site (triplinx.ca) for the Greater Toronto Area.
#North America#
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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#
Sandra Hayman

Associate | Manager, Land Engineering
London, ON

Sandra Hayman
#Associate | Manager, Land Engineering# #All# #Civil Engineering# #Civil Infrastructure# ## #Civil Infrastructure# #Development Engineering# #Engineering# #Municipal Infrastructure# #Civil Infrastructure# ## #Transportation# #Water Resources Management# #Industrial# ##
London, Ontario, Canada
Sandra Hayman has over 30 years of experience in the civil consulting field in southwestern Ontario. Her areas of expertise are water resources stormwater management and municipal servicing design. Her experience brings a level of due diligence to project designs, ensuring they not only meet provincial and municipal requirements but timelines and budgets as well.Sandra was the Senior Design Engineer/Project Manager for the Riverside Drive reconstruction project in London, Ontario and is currently wrapping design for the Pincombe Drain Stormwater Management Facility.
#North America#
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Gerry Chaput

Director, Partnerships
Toronto, ON

Gerry Chaput
#Director, Partnerships# #All# #Civil Engineering# #Civil Infrastructure# ## #Civil Infrastructure# #Engineering# #Leader# #Light Rail Transit# #Transportation# #LRT# ## #Municipal Infrastructure# #Civil Infrastructure# ## #Project / Programme Management# #Regional / Sectoral# #Senior Management# ## #Strategic Planning# #Transit Technology# #Transportation# #ITS# #Intelligent Transportation Systems# ## #Transportation# #Transportation Engineering# #Transportation# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
https://www.linkedin.com/in/gerry-chaput-p-eng-23397b135/
As Director, Partnerships, Gerry will take a leadership role in the strategic growth of IBI services to governments and the private sector. He brings unique and extensive experience in transportation, ranging from strategic planning, through to the delivery of major programs, and covering design, construction, operations, legislation and ITS services. Gerry joined IBI from Metrolinx, where he served as Executive Vice President, Program Management. In this role, he ensured that delivery teams had consistent project controls, reporting requirements, resources and management systems to successfully deliver the: Capital Program, including the GO Transit expansion Toronto subway projects Hurontario LRT in Mississauga/Brampton Toronto’s Finch West and Eglinton Crosstown LRT He earned a degree in Civil Engineering from Queens University, which led him to a career at the Ontario Ministry of Transportation in roles of increasing responsibility. These included Chief Engineer/Executive Director and Assistant Deputy Minister, Provincial Highways Management, a role he held until his departure in 2016. Gerry is currently President of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation. Gerry held various roles within TAC, including President from 2014 to 2016 and was a past Chair of the Chief Engineers Council.
#North America#
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Marc Tan

Associate | Manager, Transportation Engineering
Toronto, ON

Marc Tan
#Associate | Manager, Transportation Engineering# #Active Transportation# #Transportation# ## #Advanced Traffic Management System# #Transportation# #ATMS# ## #All# #Bus Rapid Transit# #Transportation# #BRT# ## #Civic & Government# #Institution# ## #Civil Infrastructure# #Data Analytics# #Light Rail Transit# #Transportation# #LRT# ## #Mobility Hub# #Transportation# ## #Mobility+# #Transportation# ## #Operations# #P3# #Smart Cities# #Spatial Intelligence# #GIS# #Geographic Information System# ## #Stadium / Athletic Facilities# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Strategic Planning# #Systems Engineering# #Systems# ## #Traffic Engineering# #Transportation# #Traffic Management# ## #Transit Technology# #Transportation# #ITS# #Intelligent Transportation Systems# ## #Transportation# #Transportation Planning# #Transportation# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-tan-46a9a77/
Marc has experience focusing on transportation operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems, traffic and transit signal operations and transportation planning. His clients have included traffic and transit agencies and governments across the Americas and the United Kingdom, in addition to major international multi-sport event organizing committees. He has been involved with multiple Private-Public-Partnership consortiums, delivering projects such as the Eglinton Crosstown LRT and Hurontario LRT. Marc also applied his knowledge of traffic signal controllers and transit signal priority from planning to implementation for Light Rail Transit and Bus Rapid Transit projects in the Greater Toronto Area, Chicago, Boulder, and Albany. Marc has extensive experience with multi-modal transportation operations for major international multi-sport events through his work on the Calgary Olympic / Paralympic Bid Corporation and Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. For the Calgary Olympic / Paralympic Bid Corporation, Marc worked as the Transportation Lead, working closely with multiple stakeholders to develop the bid’s transportation plan.
#North America#
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Bruce Mori

Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Transportation Planning
Toronto, ON

Bruce Mori
#Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Transportation Planning# #All# #Bridges, Roads & Highways# #Transportation# ## #Bus Rapid Transit# #Transportation# #BRT# ## #Green# #Landmark Events# #Special Events# ## #Leader# #Light Rail Transit# #Transportation# #LRT# ## #Mobility+# #Transportation# ## #Planning & Urban Design# #Placemaking# ## #Subject Matter Expert# #Transportation# #Transportation Planning# #Transportation# ## #Traveller Information# #Transportation# #511# #ATIS# #Advanced Traveller Information System# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Our increasing frustration with growing traffic congestion is matched by our inability to doing something about it. We need to do more with less as our problems become more complex and solutions more expensive. Creative and innovative solutions are needed to address today's transportation challenges, but they need to be cost-effective, tied to our goals, and supported by technical analyses rooted in common sense. We can meet the challenge because we must.
Bruce Mori has more than 20 years of consulting experience that spans the globe. He specializes in transportation systems planning and travel demand forecasting for major metropolitan areas and Landmark Events with a focus on rapid transit systems, integrated transportation land use planning, and sustainable transportation principles. Bruce’s experience includes major studies across North America and in the rapidly developing cities of the Middle East. He has responsibility within IBI Group for the following: transportation planning, travel demand forecasting, transportation-related environmental assessments, travel demand forecasting, toll traffic and revenue studies, and rapid transit/LRT and road/highway design.
#North America#
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Joe Somfay

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Architecture
Waterloo, ON

Joe Somfay
#Associate Director | Practice Lead, Architecture# #All# #Architecture# #Automotive# #Industrial# ## #Design Build# #Education# #School# ## #Fire Stations# #Institution# #Civic & Government# #Police & Fire Stations# ## #High Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Higher Education# #School# #Education# ## #Leader# #Low Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Mid Rise Residential# #Residential# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Office# #Commercial# ## #Parking# #Planning & Urban Design# #Placemaking# ## #Police Stations# #Institution# #Civic & Government# #Police & Fire Stations# ##
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Drawing on 50 years of experience in cities as diverse as Sydney, Toronto and Waterloo, Mr. Somfay brings an acute urban sensibility and sustainability to the design of contemporary buildings. As a designer and manager he has coordinated large multi-disciplinary teams collaborating on complex university, residential, commercial and mixed-use projects in the Waterloo Region and Southern Ontario. His projects include architectural designs for mixed used and high rise projects in Mississauga, Waterloo, Guelph, Cambridge and Elora areas. He has taught design and building science for 17 years at the School of Architecture, University of Waterloo, Ontario. Comfortable with projects at any scale, northern latitudes or the tropics, Mr. Somfay always looks for design opportunities that further the clients’ goals with an original, practical and economical solution. Firmly committed to sustainability, he has taught and consulted on sustainable design for the past 50 years.  Joe encourages original thinking and is willing to question norms.
#North America#
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Bruce Han

Associate | Manager, Architecture
Toronto, ON

Bruce Han
#Associate | Manager, Architecture# #All# #Architecture# #Planning & Urban Design# #Placemaking# ## #Residential# #Retail# #Commercial# ## #Transit Facilities# #Transportation# ## #Transportation#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bruce Han has over 25 years of combined experience in architectural design, urban design, city planning, as well as transit design, specializing in public transportation, institutional, commercial and residential complex projects. His design portfolio features large scale, complex architecture, urban design, commercial and residential developments, where he delivers innovative ideas and multidisciplinary solutions in both North America and internationally. Bruce is an OAA licensed architect and member of Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; he is also a member of Toronto Society of Architects. He received his Master of Urban Design degree from University of Toronto, and also possesses a Bachelor of Architecture degree. While pursuing his master degree, he attended advance architecture studio hosted by scholar from GSD, Harvard University and gained in-depth knowledge of contemporary architecture design.
#North America#