Stantec has announced that Adnan Ahmed has joined the firm as a project manager in its Information Communication Technology (ICT) consulting practice in the Lynnwood, WA office. Ahmed has more than 14 years of experience as an ICT infrastructure specialist. He brings Stantec experience from across North America and the Middle East.
Ahmed designs data and communications infrastructure for healthcare facilities, data centers, airports, commercial high-rise buildings and industrial projects. Before coming to the Lynnwood office, he was employed in Stantec’s Toronto, Ontario office where he left to take a position as the lead ICT internal consultant for the City of Toronto supporting water capital projects. During that time, he represented the city with networking and structured cabling expertise on over 30 projects in water and wastewater filtration, data centers and commercial facilities. He introduced multi-position optical connector (MPO/MTP) cabling technologies to the City of Toronto and Toronto Water’s data center and was the author of multiple new structured cabling and telecom room standards for the city.
Among Ahmed’s notable past projects is the world’s largest forensic services and coroner’s complex in Toronto, Ontario; the Calgary Airport Terminal 3 expansion project in Calgary, Alberta; the first satellite station in the Middle East, Al Yah Satellite Station, Yahsat, Abu Dhabi, UAE; and the world’s largest waterfront mixed-use (commercial / residential) site, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Sector 2, 3, & 6, Dubai, UAE.
“Stantec is happy to have Adnan back on our staff,” says Tod Moore, Lynnwood’s principal and ICT discipline leader. “With his design skills in traditional technology systems and infrastructure, combined with a deep network and telephony engineering knowledge, we further our capabilities to create true turnkey ICT solutions for our clients.”
Ahmed is a professional member of Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) and author of technical articles published in BICSI magazines. His professional certifications include Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) – BICSI; Registered Telecommunications Project Manager (RTPM) – BICSI; Wireless Design Specialist (WD) – BICSI; Cisco (CISCO Systems Inc.) Certified Network Professional (CCNP); Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA); Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); and Convergence Technologies Professional – Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). He is a member of the Canadian Green Building Council. Ahmed was nominated as one of the 25 most proficient RCDDs in the Middle East in Cabling Planner magazine.
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