Stantec looks to make the most of being big

The Canadian company’s merger with MWH Global created a giant. EVP for water Marshall Davert explains how the company aims to combine the former’s local relationships with the latter’s big project expertise to grow the top and bottom line. It seems to be working.

Edmonton-based Stantec has made 66 acquisitions in the past decade, but it took the purchase of MWH Global in May 2016 to turn the Canadian firm into a global super-power in the water sector. The firm is now ranked number one globally in both water and sewer/waste in ENR’s annual ranking of international design firms. Marshall Davert, Stantec’s executive vice president of global...

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