As an expert in FEMA, USACE, and HUD risk identification, disaster response, and hazard mitigation programs, John is Stantec’s global leader in resiliency, recovery, and disaster management. Building his skills over a 30-plus year career, John is an essential partner to both communities and public agencies needing fast, efficient, and effective disaster response and recovery services. Committed to restoring quality of life, John helped provide FEMA guidance to State and local townships immediately after Tropical Storm Irene and throughout recovery, for example. He led damage assessments of critical infrastructure, evaluated recovery options, and assisted our clients in securing maximum FEMA reimbursements.
With significant community engagement, John supports our clients in developing plans and implementing programs that increase resiliency to future shocks, stresses, and disasters. As a member of the ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division, Emerging Technologies Committee, he is dedicated to advancing the civil engineering practice to increase the resilience of built infrastructure, including building and lifeline systems. He is an expert at designing site resiliency master plans that assess and address a wide range of risks. With a broad array of engineering strategies, John has led the way in designing sites, facilities, and residences to enhance their ability to respond and recover quickly and efficiently, improving the quality of life for owners and users.