Episode 61: Lianna Mah, VP Business Development, Associated Engineering
Lianna Mah has seen big change at Associated Engineering in her 29 years of being part of the organization. She tells us about the changes she has seen around diversity and inclusion not only at Associated, but in engineering in general. You'll learn about how mentors are an extremely important part of increasing diversity in an organization, along with tips about entering the workforce and thriving in university. Lianna also tells us about the achievements she's had in her career as an environmental engineer.
Lianna Mah is the Vice President of Business Development at Associated Engineering, where she is responsible for business development, marketing, and communications. Prior to taking on her current role, she was Manager of Engineering Development for the company’s BC operation.
Lianna is an Environmental Engineer with more than 30 years of experience. As a design engineer and project manager, she specialized in the planning, assessment, design and construction of water and wastewater treatment and civil infrastructure projects. Her experience includes projects across Canada and in the Caribbean.
Lianna is an active volunteer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC), and currently serves as a Councillor. She has participated on a number of initiatives for Engineers Canada, as well as committees for the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) and the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology. In recognition of her work with these organizations, Lianna received Engineering and Geoscientists BC’s Professional Service Award and the designation of Fellow from Engineers Canada. In 2016, Engineers Canada presented Lianna with the Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession.
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- Associated Engineering
- Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC)
- "Bright minds recall darkness of Polytechnique massacre," Montreal Gazette, 2018
- Commercial Drive, Vancouver
- Engineers and Geoscientists BC
- Lianna on LinkedIn
- Marg Lathum, chair of WinSETT Centre (Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology)
- Women in Engineering and Geoscience Division (formerly DAWEG), Engineering & Geoscientists British Columbia
- University of British Columbia