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Conference 2017

Alec Hay, CEng (Eur Ing,) PEng, FICE, FInstRE, MBE


Founding Principal, Southern Harbour

Founding Principal for Risk, Resilience & Security Planning at Southern Harbour, based in Toronto, Alec was previously the Resilience & Security leader at DIALOG, before which he served 25 years in the British Royal Engineers. He specialised over the last 20 years in fortifications and infrastructure development, which he practised around the World, from the High Arctic to South Atlantic, Europe to Central Asia and much in between. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Centre for Resilience of Critical Infrastructure, where he focuses on operational resilience of communities and infrastructure systems. Author of numerous books and papers, he is a director of Rethink Sustainability Initiative, Chair of the BOMA Toronto climate change resilience committee, and the International Secretary of the Register of Security Engineers and Specialists.