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Phi Kim Ho

Associate Director, Practice Lead | Technology Systems ArchitectVancouver, BC“Technology is the enabler, not the outcome; And when designed with human centricity, can enable transformative outcomes.”
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Phi Kim Ho received his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications Engineering with a second major in Computer Science in 1999. Since then, he has been focused on technology consulting and engineering; receiving his specialty Professional Engineer registration in 2003. Now with over 20 years of industry experience, he brings international perspective to his work, with project experience from Canada, USA, Mexico and UK.
As a Practice Lead, Phi is responsible to lead the technology consulting team in designing unified technology solutions involving: ICT, AV, Security, IoT and smart buildings in sectors such as Health Care, higher education, Justice, Corrections, Civic and Workplace. As a Technology Systems Architect, Phi is focused on human experience (HX) centric technology strategic planning and digital transformation. Some of his recent engagements include developing technology strategies for the $1.9 Billion St. Paul’s Hospital Redevelopment in Vancouver CAN, and Michigan Central District’s 30-acre mobility innovation district in Detroit USA.

Neale Hunt

Project Manager
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Neale Hunt is a professional chemist with more than 10 years of experience in environmental chemistry. He is experienced in several aspects of federal, provincial and municipal environmental site investigations, including Stage 1 and Stage 2 investigations; detailed site investigations; site remediation; and air quality investigations.

His background as a chemical analyst, working both within the laboratory and on site, has provided expertise in field investigation and sample analysis design, analytical data interpretation and development of remedial strategies. Neale is responsible for coordination and supervision of field operations, site investigations, development and implementation of data analysis tools, and technical report writing. 

Lance Hunt

Sr. Project ManagerVancouver, BC
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Lance Hunt is a professional chemist with experience in many facets of environmental site investigations, including historical site assessments, field studies, sample collection techniques, contaminated site remediation, water treatment process, air emission studies, analytical data interpretation and technical report writing.

Lance has worked on numerous municipal, provincial and federal projects and has been involved in hundreds of Phase 1 ESA, Phase 2 ESA, DSI and Remediation projects.

Lance is involved in conducting environmental site assessments for a number of First Nations. His responsibilities include project management, field investigations, data analysis, project research and developing site remediation strategies.

Alan Lynch

Associate | Manager, Environmental SolutionsVancouver, BC
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Alan Lynch is an environmental scientist who has worked in research and consulting since 1988.  He has extensive experience in environmental site investigations (including air, soil and water pollution), remediation, ecological assessment, land use management, environmental education, workplace health and safety, and managing an environmental analytical laboratory.  Alan has been an expert witness in litigious cases where environmental assessment goes beyond applicable regulatory standards, developing cases based on chemical and physical damage. 

Ian Collings

Associate | Manager, Environmental SolutionsVancouver, BCGo to
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Ian Collings is a Registered Professional Chemist with the Association of the Chemical Profession of British Columbia (ACPBC) and is also a charted Chemist with the Royal Society of Chemistry.  Ian has more than 30 years of experience working as a laboratory chemist, laboratory manager and private and public sector consultant involved in the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites.

Ian focuses on providing consulting services to First Nation communities, assisting Nations throughout British Columbia to assess the environmental condition of their lands under the Federal First Nations Land Management Act. 

Phillip Curley

Head of HotSpotFredericton, NBGo to“I’m a big believer in continuous growth that the person I am today is not the person I will be 1,2, 5 or 10 years from now. At any point in time, I’m evolving just like you and learning to be a better person. ”
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Phillip Curley started HotSpot when he was 21. Before being acquired by IBI Group. Phillip’s been recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s top 50 CEO’s (2021), Top 30 under 30 Atlantic Canada Business Magazine (2019), and Entrepreneur of the Year by the Fredericton Chamber and UNB TME.(2018,2016).

Ainsley Brown

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Transportation PlanningEdmonton, AB
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Ainsley is a transportation planning engineer with 19 years of experience in transportation planning and project management, with expertise in transportation policy and master plan implementation. Ainsley has worked on a wide range of projects from policy development and transportation impact assessments through to design and construction. She has a specialty in multi-modal transportation, renewal projects, Complete Streets, and collaborative processes to develop principles and goals for project success. With training in GBA+ as well as diversity and inclusion, Ainsley seeks to develop transportation infrastructure which is accessible and welcoming for all users. She is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

Tess Gilchrist

Associate | Manager, PlanningKingston, ON
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Tess is a Registered Professional Planner with over twelve years of professional consulting experience in land use planning, on a variety of projects, for both public and private sector clients. As an Associate Manager, Planning at IBI Group’s Kingston office, Tess prepares and monitors development applications for a wide range of planning approvals on behalf of private clients, as well as provides planning advisory expertise to municipal clients. Tess provides comprehensive planning support for planning applications, including site analysis, planning justification reports, policy review and overall project management.

Tess is passionate about shaping the local community through development that is forward thinking, sensitive to the changing landscape and creatively balances a broad range of interests.

Gregory De Santis

Associate | Manager, Transit TechnologyToronto, ON
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Gregory is a Transportation Systems Specialist highly experienced in the application of advanced technology for public transit. Since joining IBI Group in 2012, he has been involved in the specification, evaluation, and implementation of Computer Aided Dispatch and Automatic Vehicle Location Systems (CAD/AVL), automated fare collection systems, business intelligence and reporting systems, security systems, yard management systems, and, real-time passenger information systems.

Alexandra Samouk

Associate | Interior DesignToronto, ONGo to
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Alexandra is an awarded designer with over 25 years of Interior Design and Project Management experience. Throughout her career, she has seamlessly bridged the architecture and interior design fields into coherent and unique projects. Her commitment to innovative, yet functional solutions and client-focused professionalism has a proven record in corporate, institutional, and mixed-use developments. Her portfolio also includes retail, hospitality, and residential developments.

Alexandra is combining the known parameters with the research leading to future needs and the client-specific data and standards, to achieve the environment that will serve efficiently. She has completed all aspects of project design from initial meetings and assessments, concept development, client, and consultant team coordination right through to project implementation, and move-in. Alexandra ensures client requirements and expectations have been met by keeping a keen eye on the efficiency, precision, and quality of work.

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