Hayley Austin, B.E.S., is an Environmental Assessment Planner with Stantec Consulting Ltd. She kickstarted her professional career in the spring of 2022, following the completion of her undergraduate studies at the University of Waterloo in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, where she also obtained a Diploma in Environmental Assessment.

Hayley presented at OAIA’s annual conference in 2021 on lessons learned from engaging youth in assessments of major projects in Canada while leading the University of Waterloo’s Environmental Assessment Review Society, which she co-founded. She became a frequent newsletter contributor and volunteer – strategizing with OAIA on ways to strengthen student and youth engagement in the field.

Hayley is looking forward to continuing to engage, learn and grow with the assessment community as a Director on the Board of OAIA.


Last Updated: January, 2023