News & Updates

News and Updates
June 02 - 2021

LEA welcomes Ben Hunter, B.E.Sc., P. Eng. as Vice President of Business Development and Transit Lead in Canada

On May 25, 2021, LEA welcomed Ben Hunter as their new Vice President of Business Development and Transit Lead, for their Canadian operations.

B-Hunter-Headshot2500px.pngWith nearly 20 years of experience in civil engineering consulting, Ben has played a pivotal role in developing strategic teams, leading the bid preparation and award of major transportation and transit contracts throughout his career. In his most recent role of Vice President of Transportation for Canada, Ben was responsible for promoting strategic business initiatives related to transportation infrastructure and supporting internal project execution and delivery capabilities on transportation infrastructure projects across Canada.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science, Civil Engineering, Structural – Honours from the University of Western Ontario.

In his new role, Ben will lead LEA’s multi-sector business development activities across Canada and oversee LEA’s transit projects throughout the project lifecycle.

“Through its 68-year history of operating in Canada, LEA has established a reputation as a trusted partner, known for providing technical excellence across a suite of services. I look forward to working with the team to expand our services and geographic reach and supporting our clients and partners in achieving their infrastructure goals.”