Siobhan Robinson joined KWL in January of 2014, she now has five years of broad-based water and wastewater engineering experience. She received a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a master’s degree in Material Science and Engineering with a thesis focused on electrochemical wastewater treatment.
Siobhan enjoys working on diverse teams and has pursued opportunities to work across sectors. She has been involved in projects ranging from water and wastewater treatment through civil site servicing to asset management.
Siobhan is passionate about empowering youth to pursue a career in engineering. She has traveled to Terrace, Kitimat, Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert and Lax Kw’alaams to present to students about career possibilities in engineering and has joined Science World’s Scientists and Innovators in the Schools Program. She is also focused on providing opportunities for young professionals to grow in their careers. As the Vice-Chair of the BCWWA Young Professionals Committee and the Chair of the ACEC-BC Young Professionals Group Steering Committee, Siobhan works to facilitate professional development by organizing career development and networking events across the province.
- M.A.Sc. Material Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, 2010
- B.A.Sc. Chemical Engineering with Minor in Bioengineering, University of Toronto, 2009
Awards & Recognition:
- BCWWA Service Award: Outstanding Contribution to the BCWWA – Young Professional Award (2017)
- Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner in the TELUS Future Leaders category. This award recognizes exceptional young women who have distinguished themselves early in their careers, and who show tremendous potential to continue making their mark in the years to come.