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December 21, 2022

Stantec’s geotechnical leader Grant Maxwell who helped the Nelson community recover from a flood event shares his career journey with Engineering NZ

Grant Maxwell MEngNZ’s role in Stantec’s New Zealand business is to connect and champion the Company’s geotechnical professionals. He provides strategic direction to the group and ensures they’re well-positioned to contribute and respond to Stantec’s strategy. He has operated in similar roles for most of his career, connecting people, assisting clients, and leading projects. Grant has a special interest in emergency management and resilience and has been involved in many disaster responses and recovery programmes across New Zealand, Australia, and the Pacific. He was the geotechnical lead for the Civil Defence storm response in Nelson in August 2022, leading the local geotechnical community in assessing damage, liaising with Civil Defence Emergency Management and speaking at public briefings.

Read the full article from Engineering New Zealand.

  • Grant Maxwell

    Grant is our Growth Leader – Infrastructure Resilience. With a thorough understanding of our clients’ resilience needs and strategies, Grant sets the vision for our team and plans accordingly.

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