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Board of Director

Paul Sanford

Chair and Member at Large

Senior Project Manager, Environmental Services -

Paul Sanford has been an active member of the Maritimes Energy Association for several years, having served on the Board of Directors as Treasurer in the past and now serving as the Vice Chair. Paul is passionate about enabling energy transition through collaboration and is engaged with various Atlantic energy industry associations, stakeholders and project proponents. He has more than 25 years of management, engineering, and business development experience in the energy and environmental industries in Atlantic Canada.


Paul currently holds the position of Senior Project Manager, Environmental Services and is the Oil & Gas sector leader in Atlantic Canada for Stantec Consulting. Prior to joining Stantec, Paul was employed by Envirosystems Inc. for 12 years and Nova Scotia Power for 10 years.


Paul is a member of Engineers Nova Scotia, has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Dalhousie University, and an Executive MBA degree from Saint Mary’s University.


His community involvement includes Chair of the Consulting Engineers of Nova Scotia Energy Committee, and Board of Directors positions at the Taiso Gymnastics Club and the Metro Care and Share Society.