Adjunct ProfessorEmail: email@example.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexander-hay-64870624/
A military engineer by training, Alexander Hay specialized early on in fortifications and infrastructure protection design. His career has involved practising in many countries around the world, often in the more austere and challenging environments in Scandinavia, the Dinaric Alps, the High Arctic, Middle East and Central Asia. Through his career he has been responsible for many high profile projects including the construction of humanitarian aid convoy routes into the interior of Bosnia during the civil war, the first intelligent building in the High Arctic, and the infrastructure development planning for the NATO estate in Afghanistan.
He has worked in the policy and contract strategy realm and in both design and construction. He is founding principal at Southern Harbour Limited, an infrastructure resilience and protection planning consultancy and remains closely engaged with the [Federal] Critical Infrastructure Protection Community of Practice. A Chartered Civil Engineer and licensed in Alberta and Ontario, he is professional reviewer and Fellow of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Royal Engineers. He speaks internationally on infrastructure risk and resilience, and is past chair of the BOMA Toronto climate change resilience committee. Author of numerous books, articles and research papers and a director of Rethink Sustainability Initiative, he is a Principal and International Secretary of the Register of Security Engineers and Specialists. He is a keen proponent of multidisciplinary working and critical thinking and seeks greater collaboration between academia and industry.
- Fortifications design
- Infrastructure Resilience and Protection Planning
- Security integration
- Recognition of complex infrastructure networks
- Isolated community resilience
- Crisis decision making
CRCI Programs & Projects
- City of Toronto Weather Wise Partnership Program