Stantec appoints Beth Kenna as new head of integrated investment & planning

Stantec has appointed Beth Kenna as head of integrated investment and planning, responsible for the delivery of asset management services across its UK & Ireland water, energy and resources and transport business.

Beth has broad experience in the regulated water sector, having worked for over 27 years in various wastewater and clean water technical and leadership roles. These range from operational management of clean water production facilities, development of drinking water safety plans and periodic review business plan submissions.

Beth has been instrumental in the development and delivery of new collaborative partnering approaches to drive innovative thinking for sustainable, systems based, asset investment and effective performance outcomes at the lowest totex/carbon.

On her appointment, Beth said: “I am excited to join Stantec and I am looking forward to working with clients to help them understand more effective ways of investing to improve system performance and service, using totex thinking and deploying sustainable solutions. My goal is to help our clients to drive financial efficiency, improved performance and ultimately add more value for their customers and the communities in which they live.”

Louis Quartly, director of asset management commented: “Beth is passionate about delivering service benefits through the implementation of adaptive, systems based, asset management techniques, drawing on her experience to interpret theoretical models in the real world of our clients’ businesses. I am delighted Beth has joined us and look forward to bringing her experience and ideas to benefit both our existing and new clients”.

Experienced in all aspects of the asset management lifecycle, Beth will head up the delivery of Stantec’s asset management services to clients across its UK & Ireland regional business.



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