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Stantec appoints Brian Yates to leadership role in B.C.

Previously vice president environment & geosciences at SNC-Lavalin, Yates brings more than 26 years of experience in leading large-scale environmental assessments and consultation efforts.


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Brian Yates, regional leader, Stantec B.C.

Brian Yates has been named regional leader for Stantec’s British Columbia team, accountable for the region’s operations, financial performance, and overseeing community engagement activities.

In his new position, Yates will be taking a more active role in business development, building on his existing relationships and knowledge of communities across B.C.

He previously held the role of vice president environment & geosciences at SNC-Lavalin.

Yates bring more than 26 years of experience in leading large-scale environmental assessments and consultation efforts for a range of energy, ports, mining, and linear infrastructure clients.

He is a recognized leader in the renewable energy industry in B.C., and previously supported SNC-Lavalin’s clean power business as key account manager for BC Hydro, where he was responsible for coordinating efforts across several business lines.

“I am excited to be joining Stantec and look forward to supporting our teams throughout British Columbia,” said Yates in a media release.

He is also a member of the BC College of Applied Biology, and also serves on the board of ACEC-BC and Clean Energy BC.