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Stantec hires innovation leader for Water practice

Sandeep Sathyamoorthy will spearhead innovation, technology, and digital strategy


Stantec is pleased to announce the hiring of Sandeep Sathyamoorthy, Ph.D, as director of innovation and technology for the company’s global Water practice. Sathyamoorthy will be based in Walnut Creek, California.

Sathyamoorthy will play a key role in Stantec Water’s leadership team as he develops, manages, and executes the innovation, technology, and digital strategy. He will work closely with Stantec’s market sector leaders and corporate innovation and technology teams.

“Our Water practice continues to see rapid growth, and we are investing heavily in new tools and solutions that will elevate our clients and projects,” said Ryan Roberts, executive vice president of Water at Stantec. “Sandeep’s deep expertise in technology and innovation is an ideal match as we grow in this space, and we are thrilled to have him on board.”

With the addition of Sathyamoorthy, Stantec will be well-positioned to drive innovation, technology, and digital transformation as it expands offerings, solutions, and tools to address challenges in the water sector. Stantec’s Water team is committed to providing innovative solutions and applying new technology to support its growth and serve clients as they face new challenges. 

“I look forward to building on the innovation ecosystem currently in place at Stantec,” said Sathyamoorthy. “This is a talented, collaborative team, and I’m excited to lead as we develop high value solutions across the water, solids, and energy portfolio addressing the mega-challenges from decarbonization of the sector to judicious use of AI.”

Sathyamoorthy’s 25-year career spans academic and corporate settings where he has focused on technology development, innovation, and leadership. His work has been published over 40 times and he holds three patents.

Sathyamoorthy holds a doctorate in environmental engineering from Tufts University and a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Cornell University. He is also active in the International Water Association and the Water Environment Federation.

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