Member, CEE Advisory Committee, and Project Manager, Tiree Facility Solutions Inc.
|Degrees:||B.Eng., P.Eng., MBA, PMP, LEED AP|
|Office:||1050 Morrison Drive, Suite 200; Ottawa, ON; K2H 8K7|
Laura Paul’s, P.Eng wide-ranging experience encompasses multiple perspectives: Client, Designer and Contractor. She is currently a Project Manager and Team Leader with Tiree Facility Solutions, a management consulting and professional services company focused on providing intelligent solutions for infrastructure, real estate, assets and workspaces through leading complex construction programs for government and Fortune 500 companies, ensuring smarter capital investments, including support for building responsible and sustainable infrastructure.
Previously she worked in Sustainable Building Design, helping teams to integrate environmental sustainability (focusing on: sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, and innovation in design). Laura’s passion for integrating environmental considerations began while working as a Field Engineer for a large General Contractor on-site of a LEED Gold Building, she went on to work as an internal Sustainability Strategist further supporting the companies people, projects, and practices.
In 2014 Laura was appointed as President of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) Ottawa Region Chapter, and was instrumental in building and supporting Emerging Green Builder (EBG) Groups across Canada. She achieved a National Leadership award from the Canada Green Building Council, Carson Award for Community and Environmental Leadership, and was ranked as a top 20 Influencer for Sustainability and the Built Environment on Twitter. She is a published contributor for ‘Global Chorus’ – a collection of over 365 perspectives on our environmental future, including contributions from: David Suzuki, Paul Hawken, Bill McKibben, William McDonough, Michael Reynolds, and Rick Fedrizzi.
Laura obtained her Civil Engineering degree from the University of New Brunswick, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario. She holds an MBA from Telfer School of Management at University of Ottawa, and has obtained multiple industry credentials including Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification as well as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) – with specialties in New Construction, Existing Building Operations & Maintenance, and Neighborhood Design.
Laura’s passion for sustainability extends to her personal life as well – she lives in a small condo (walkscore: 90, and doesn’t own a car), implements energy and water saving measures, purchases offsets for green electricity, and participates in the share economy (Airbnb).