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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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Stuart Campbell

Associate Principal | Education, Buildings
Houston, TX

Stuart Campbell
#Associate Principal | Education, Buildings# #All# #Architecture# #Automotive# #Industrial# ## #Community / Recreational Facilities# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Education# #School# ## #Fire Stations# #Institution# #Civic & Government# #Police & Fire Stations# ## #Higher Education# #School# #Education# ## #Interiors# #Interior Design# ## #K-12 Education# #School# #Education# ## #Labs / Life Sciences# #Healthcare# ## #Learning+# #School# #Education# ## #Library# #Institution# #Civic & Government# ## #Master Planning# #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# ## #Project / Programme Management# #Subject Matter Expert#
Houston, Texas, United States of America
www.linkedin.com/in/stuart-campbell-aia-leed-green-assoc-06b1155a
Stuart is a leader and part of the Learning+ team in the Houston office. Stuart is a Registered Architect with over 30 years of experience in the education, hospitality and entertainment markets. In the education market, he has developed the knowledge and is considered a specialist in the career and technology-focused facilities. Notable, award-winning projects he has had key roles on include Grace England Early Childhood Center and the unique Kirk Lewis Career and Technical High School. Stuart is professionally involved in the Association for Learning Environments and the School Safety Group committee with the AIA. He also volunteers on school district career and technology advisory boards. He is an active member of the Building Enclosure Council.
#North America# #Southeast#
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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#
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Scott Arbuckle

Regional Director, Canada East
Hamilton, ON

Scott Arbuckle
#Regional Director, Canada East# #All# #Land Use Planning# #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# ## #Leader# #Office Lead# #Planning & Urban Design# #Placemaking# ## #Public Outreach# #Regional / Sectoral# #Senior Management# ## #Senior Management#
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Scott Arbuckle has 25 years of diverse land development and urban planning experience and is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and is a Registered Professional Planner. Scott is recognized by the Ontario Municipal Board (OPPI) as an expert in the area of land use planning. Areas of practice include: planning feasibility/due diligence studies, community design visioning, official plans, official plan amendments, district/secondary plans, block plans, plans of subdivision, zoning by-law amendments, consents, minor variances, site plans and open space design. Scott is the principal client liaison and project manager for a full scale of land development projects and is ultimately accountable for achieving client performance expectations including schedule, budget and product delivery. He is responsible for leading an in-house team of planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture and design professionals; as well as the management of interdisciplinary teams of sub-consultants including urban design, architectural, environmental, geotechnical, hydro geological, transportation, infrastructure and storm water management consultants.
#North America#
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Dorin Vargatu

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Intelligent Systems
Toronto, ON

Dorin Vargatu
#Associate Director | Practice Lead, Intelligent Systems# #Airports# #Transportation# ## #All# #Ports# #Transportation# #Transit Facilities# #Terminals# ## #Revenue / Tolling# #Transportation# ## #Software as a Service# #SaaS# ## #Systems# #Systems Engineering# #Systems# ## #Systems Integration# #Systems# ## #Traffic Management# #Transportation# ## #Transportation#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dorin Vargatu has successfully utilized the knowledge gained through his extensive systems engineering experience to effectively lead various software and systems projects. Dorin specializes in systems analysis, software design and development, systems integration and deployment of real-time electronic toll collection, traffic management and commercial vehicle tracking and control systems.
#North America#
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Tony Burley

Regional Director, UK & Ireland
London, UK

Tony Burley
#Regional Director, UK & Ireland# #All# #Architecture# #Design Build# #Healthcare+# #Healthcare# ## #Leader# #Office Lead# #P3# #Public Outreach# #Regional / Sectoral# #Senior Management# ## #Senior Management# #Strategic Planning# #Subject Matter Expert# #UK Regional#
London, United Kingdom,
Tony Burley is the UK & Ireland Managing Principal for the Buildings group. He has led the design and management of project teams for all scales of healthcare, research and mixed use projects. His broad experience spans new build, refurbishment and strategic planning of facilities, in roles as both designer and client representative, and covers Traditional, Design and Build, Framework and P3 procurement routes. The multiple perspectives from this broad experience provides Tony with a real understanding of the opportunities and challenges that face developers and end user clients, and fuels a passion for ongoing innovation in the built environment at the intersection of design and technology. Tony is an excellent communicator and regular conference speaker, who enjoys building strong relationships with clients, users and wider stakeholder groups.
#United Kingdom#
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Kaiping Zhang

Associate | Manager, Process Engineering
Markham, ON

Kaiping Zhang
#Associate | Manager, Process Engineering# #All# #Civil Infrastructure# #Water / Wastewater# #Industrial# ##
Markham, Ontario, Canada
Kaiping has over 20 years of experience in engineering design of municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects including proposal development, conceptual design, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, and contract documents preparation; Extensive knowledge and experience in water / wastewater treatment systems, including preliminary, biological, tertiary, biosolids treatment, demineralization and zero liquid discharge (ZLD) treatment processes. Experience in asset management and condition assessment of process mechanical equipment.
#North America#
Stephen Taylor

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Toronto, ON

Stephen Taylor
#Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer# #All# #Executive# #Senior Management# ## #Senior Management#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mr. Taylor is the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of IBI Group. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of international financial experience in all areas of corporate management, including acquisitions of new businesses, operational management, and investments. Mr. Taylor was previously the Chief Financial Officer of a private healthcare company and prior to that the Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded multinational online software provider for six years. His functional experience in investment banking, corporate advisory, operations, corporate development and financial oversight includes accounting, public company financial reporting, acquisition due diligence, valuation, process management, enterprise integration, and investor relations.
#North America#
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Johnny Caliendo

Sr. Project Manager
Raleigh, NC

Johnny Caliendo
#Sr. Project Manager# #All# #Architecture# #Civic & Government# #Institution# ## #Commercial# #Design Build# #Higher Education# #School# #Education# ## #Industrial# #Living+# #Residential# ## #Maintenance Facilities# #Transportation# ## #Master Planning# #Placemaking# #Planning & Urban Design# ## #Mixed Use# #Commercial# ## #Office# #Commercial# ## #Operations Centre# #Transportation# ## #Project / Programme Management# #Retail# #Commercial# ## #Sustainability & Environmental Management# #Green# ## #Transit Facilities# #Transportation# ## #Transportation#
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Mr. Caliendo has been a leader in the architecture community for over 25 years. He is currently a Senior Project Manager for IBI Group in Raleigh NC. He has worked on many different award-winning projects of various scales and types. His work has been published in foreign and domestic books and periodicals. He has served in leadership positions in government and industry organizations, including the University of Greensboro Development Board and the Board of Design Corps. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the College of Design in Raleigh, North Carolina. His service to the community also includes leadership in Jobs For Life, Raleigh Men’s Shelter, and Project Literacy. He is a LEED AP design professional and has designed both LEED Silver and Gold buildings.
#North America# #Southeast#
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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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David Wood

Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Architecture
Toronto, ON

David Wood
#Director | Sr. Practice Lead, Architecture# #Acute Care# #Healthcare# ## #All# #Architecture# #Healthcare+# #Healthcare# ## #Leader# #Public Outreach#
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
David Wood’s design and management is critical when it comes to IBI Group’s complex institutional health care and long term care facilities. He has extensive experience in delivering quality healthcare design with an understanding that well designed healing environments contribute to enhanced performance and motivation, leading to better health outcomes for patients and better performance by staff. His involvement varies from conceptual master planning, and medical planning to procurement and final project delivery. His particular strength is in understanding client needs and developing practical, engaging design solutions.
#North America#
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Joe Peters

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Energy Solutions
Calgary, AB

Joe Peters
#Associate Director | Practice Lead, Energy Solutions# #All# #Electrical Engineering# #Energy Solutions# #Project / Programme Management# #Research & Development# #Sustainability & Environmental Management# #Green# ##
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
https://www.linkedin.com/in/joepeterscanada/
For six years, Joe Peters had been the President and a Principal Consultant at Peters Energy Solutions, an energy industry consulting company with a focus in Alberta. The company was acquired by IBI Group and is involved in the development of over 600 MW of wind, solar and gas generation projects. Specific to solar power development, Peters Energy had represented both project developers and landowners, and provided services for project development, grid connections, off-grid projects, revenue modelling, technology selection and regulatory hearings. Clients include oil and gas companies, foreign and domestic generation developers, indigenous nations, advocacy organizations and irrigation districts. Prior to founding Peters Energy Solutions Mr. Peters was employed at Genalta Power, as Director, Regulatory, developing distribution-connected generation. Prior to that, Mr. Peters held a number of positions within FortisAlberta for 10 years, including Manager, Project Management and Engineering as well as Manager of Service Development, which involved the creation of a new rate class. Mr. Peters has also held several positions in Gas Transmission at TransCanada and NOVA Gas Transmission over a period of 11 years, culminating in the role of Manager, Pipeline Supply Analysis in Marketing Strategy.
#North America#
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Paula Lappas

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Interior Design
Toronto, ON

Paula Lappas
#Associate Director | Practice Lead, Interior Design# #All# #Architecture# #Interiors# #Interior Design# ## #Office# #Commercial# ##
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Paula Lappas has 15 years of intensive multidisciplinary experience in architecture, planning and interior design. Her architectural background brings solid knowledge on built form modules and allows ultimate flexibility in developing and creating highly progressive and innovative solutions in any environment. As a senior designer, she has participated on several larger scale projects ensuring a highly creative and detailed quality in designing interiors and coordinated with the functional and technical aspects of the projects. As a passionate, energetic, efficient and organized professional, she processes excellent communications, sound project management skills and a team spirited personality.
#North America#