Asifa Samji

Asifa Samji

Senior Vice-President and Business Leader ,
Stantec

Ms. Samji is Senior Vice-President and Business Leader for Stantec’s Environmental Services division in North America. Ms. Samji provides leadership to over 2,500 staff consisting of environmental scientists, engineers, and project managers. Her career has specialized in leading and growing a group of professionals through effective and efficient operations management, project and client management, business development, and staff development. She has led substantive growth within the environmental services practice area while creating a culture that attracts and retains talented professionals and develops high performance teams. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ms. Samji is a dedicated member of the community. She served as a mentor for the Vancouver Board of Trade’s Mentorship Program, has completed a six-year term as a Director on the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Alumni Association Board, completed a five-year term as a Board member for the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies for BC, completed a term with the Board of Governors for the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Business Council for BC. She also serves on Stantec’s Diversity and Inclusion Council where she chairs the Women’s Leadership Development committee for North America. Ms. Samji was the proud recipient of the Women’s Executive Network’s 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Award.