International Development

  • 6 keys to designing sustainable infrastructure

    To meet global challenges, developing countries should bake sustainability into infrastructure design.

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  • Infrastructure Needs Program (INP)

    Engineering services and construction management to address urgent school, road, and water needs for 1.4 million Palestinians

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  • Advisory Services for Ulaanbaatar Water Supply

    Complete technical and procurement advisory services for city scale water supply and water recycling.

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Building sustainable, resilient communities

We combine our expertise from decades of innovative solutions with local knowledge and perspective. This helps us support international donors and financial institutions improve the design, implementation, and oversight of development programs throughout the world. We help developing countries achieve resilient and equitable growth, transition to lower carbon economies, and protect water and other natural resources.

As trusted advisors and partners, we strive to have a positive and lasting impact for our clients, the environment, and the communities where we work.

Loren Labovitch Vice President, Regional Leader, International Development Group (North America)
A global team, with over 60 years of experience in International Development
#5
Global 100 most sustainable corporations
#8
ENR 2020 Top 500 Design Firms
2018
SDG Award

Proud to be named one of Corporate Knights’ 2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.
A proud member of Engineering News Record's top 10 in Design.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Leadership Award from the Canadian network of the United Nations Global Compact
Expert Spotlight

Michael McWhirter, Vice President, Project Manager

I ensure that projects in developing and transitioning economies are delivered to the highest standards.
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Rebecca Grandi, Business Operations Manager, International Development

With the global climate warming and urban centers growing, there’s never been a more critical time to be involved in international development.
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Julie Novak, Principal, Contracts Manager, International Development

I’m committed to managing contracts that allow us to provide expertise for donor-funded infrastructure in the most vulnerable communities.
Julie Novak Principal, Contracts Manager, International Development Read More

Neslihan  Sönmez, Business Development Director

Working for different sectors, different clients, different countries, different projects everyday—is inspiring and motivating.
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Laurent de Wouters , Business Development Director

I’m proud to be on a team composed of so much talent and expertise, that's working together to design better communities around the world.
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Loren Labovitch, Vice President, Regional Leader, International Development Group (North America)

As trusted advisors and partners, we strive to have a positive and lasting impact for our clients, the environment, and the communities where we work.
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Christophe Leroy, Operations Director

We’re passionate about our role in supporting communities to reach their climate action targets and to move them forward in the energy transition.

Murat Sarioglu, Regional Director Water (Middle East), Operations Director (Turkey)

The road to success passes through focus, dedication, persistence, patience and empathy- virtues of all leaders who managed to make a difference.
Murat Sarioglu Regional Director Water (Middle East), Operations Director (Turkey) Read More

Michael McWhirter

Vice President, Project Manager

Rebecca Grandi

Business Operations Manager, International Development

Julie Novak

Principal, Contracts Manager, International Development

Neslihan  Sönmez

Business Development Director

Laurent de Wouters

Business Development Director

Loren Labovitch

Vice President, Regional Leader, International Development Group (North America)

Christophe Leroy

Operations Director

Murat Sarioglu

Regional Director Water (Middle East), Operations Director (Turkey)

COVID-19: Better Together, Even If We’re Apart

To ensure effective communication with our clients and stakeholders, we have set up a dedicated COVID-19 webpage to share expert knowledge, relevant service offerings, business continuity information, and leadership messages. Read More

Opportunities for independent consultants

Stantec works with a great network of international experts and independent consultants. Our goal: to provide the perfect mix of experience and expertise for each project we bid for. Learn More

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