David Smith

David Smith

Company: Stantec

Job title: Global strategy officer


As a Stantec senior vice president, David drives corporate strategy and growth initiatives using his personal experience of varying investment delivery approaches, trends, operating models and practices from across the globe. He is a proven senior executive with more than 30 years of utility and infrastructure market experience. He was previously Chief Strategy Officer of MWH, providing leadership in both operational and corporate roles at a global level. David has created and led industry thinking, representing Stantec as a content expert on water, which has resulted in the publication of Stantec’s Water Futures document. His insights are strengthened by experience gained across several key operational roles, enabling conversations with client communities. David is a passionate leader on Health & Safety, undertaking site audits to positively reinforce H&S culture. He also holds board director positions within our operating and joint venture companies. David completed the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership, and he has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Henley Management College. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme and a Fellow of the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers.


Trends and best practice in water in Ireland and globally 12:00 pm

day: 3 November 2020