Lucy has established herself as a recognized leader in the Smart Cities and Connected Infrastructure area for the past 10 years. She acts as a catalyst and driver for enhancing people’s lives using innovative technology to create smart buildings, transportation, resiliency and energy systems through Human-centred design. As an invited speaker to various conferences, she shares her passion about the strategic use of Urban Technologies to create better outcomes for people, the planet and our next generation.
As an Owner’s advocate and experienced Program Director, Lucy has worked at the C-Level in cities, mining, industrial plants, utilities, provincial governments in small scale through multi-billion-dollar projects creating trusted relationships along the way.
Lucy actively advocates a balanced perspective, works across business lines and departments in complex matrix organizations to create collaborative solutions, engage wide stakeholder input to incorporate the needs of infrastructure owners, users, advocacy groups and regulatory bodies to ensure risks are mitigated, sustainability and safety are seen as the highest priorities.
Through her experience gained working at Fortune 500 companies (WSP, Siemens, Dofasco Steel, BHP Billiton) and entrepreneurial companies, Lucy has held C-Level roles, improved P/L’s and applies skills learned to understand needs through the lens of the owner, users, employees, stakeholders and shareholders. By combining data and evidence-based design principles, favourable decisions for complex projects have been achieved. Tools such as data analytics, modeling, virtual reality and future forward scenario building have been applied to create transparency, leadership, program management and business case development. Areas of specialization include sustainability, intelligent infrastructure, digitalization, mitigation strategies, resiliency, future ready systems for buildings, energy grids, transportation and building infrastructure. She has been the force driving engineering feasibility and managing construction work for the first arctic wind farm for a remote diamond mine, Pan Am Games 2015 power distribution and building automation for Smart Infrastructure in the cities of Hamilton, Milton and Toronto, and has created strategies for cities, industry and developers in the areas of smart grid, building automation, CO₂ mitigation strategies for the City of Mississauga and Toronto GTAA Airport. She works nationally and partners with global teams based in London, UK, Germany, USA and Australia.
Lucy is a mentor and coach active with IEEE, Women in Leadership and is a graduate of McMaster University (B.Sc. Metallurgy and Materials Science) and the Schulich School of Business (York University) earning a Master’s Certificate in Strategic Leadership.
Lucy was elected to the Board of Oakville Hydro to serve from 2015 to mid-2016. She was elected as a Board member for Oakville Enterprises Corporation (OEC) since June 2016 and is proud to be a member delivering strategic input and high dividends to the shareholders.Back to Board of Directors