Ebbwater Team

“Each individual on the Ebbwater team brings a unique perspective to the team—but what unites is a desire and a commitment to our mission to make communities more resilient (and a fair bit of nerdiness, too).” ~ Tamsin Lyle

Tamsin Lyle, MEng, MRM, P.Eng,
Tamsin Lyle, MEng, MRM, P.Eng,

Principal

Tamsin is an engineer and policy analyst who’s passionate about working in the murky and marvelous space between disciplines. She is equally at home speaking about hydraulic equations as she is speaking to people about the challenges they have faced during disasters. When out of the office she loves nothing more than mucking about on, in, or near water with her two kids.

Silja Hund, MSc, PhD,
Silja Hund, MSc, PhD,

Hydrologist and Risk Analyst

Silja is a hydrologist and risk analyst, focusing on hydrological extremes under climate change and their associated risks for communities and natural environments. She likes to dig deep into scientific analysis and research, learning from communities, then sharing key messages. When she isn’t captivated by her latest book, Silja enjoys exploring the outdoors with her family.

Robert Larson, MSc, P.Ag,
Robert Larson, MSc, P.Ag,

Project Manager

Rob is a “hydrogeneralist” who likes translating complex water-related problems into meaningful actions. As a project manager with a big-picture mindset, he obtains desired outcomes by consistently asking questions—including the awkward ones. He enjoys skiing with his family and coaching his kids’ soccer teams.

Linda Fang, MSc, P.E,
Linda Fang, MSc, P.E,

Hydrotechnical Engineer

Linda is a hydrotechnical specialist with more than 10 years of experience in water infrastructure and flood modelling projects. She’s technically driven and enthusiastic about all things water and data. When not at Ebbwater, you can find her painting watercolours.

Nikoletta Stamatatou, MSc, P.Eng,
Nikoletta Stamatatou, MSc, P.Eng,

Hydrotechnical Specialist

Nikoletta is a hydrotechnical engineer and data analyst who has a keen interest in hydrological extremes. She can easily find her verve while analyzing huge datasets, or working directly with people and communities. Nikoletta enjoys all types of arts and crafts, from painting to weaving, and loves creating something beautiful out of simple materials.

Jessica Cochran, MSc, P.E,
Jessica Cochran, MSc, P.E,

Hydrotechnical Specialist

As an Ebbwater H&H specialist, Jessica designs hydraulic models for floodplain, flood, and risk mapping to inform sound community decisions. Jessica enjoys long walks on the floodplains and the intricacies of water resources.

Yinlue Wang, MSc,
Yinlue Wang, MSc,

Data Analyst

Yinlue is a data-driven hydrotechnical specialist. He’s always curious about land and waterscapes, and keen to utilize his expertise to help different communities with risk mitigation to find a balance with water—both as a focalpoint of communities and a vital source of life. Yinlue enjoys skiing, surfing, and jiujitsu.

Reza Rezvani, MSc,
Reza Rezvani, MSc,

Junior Hydrotechnical Specialist

With a background in civil and environmental engineering, Reza is passionate about exploring the interconnection of hydrology and climate science to help communities mitigate risks of extreme hydroclimatic events and adapt to the changing climate. Using data analytics and computer models, he harnesses multidisciplinary datasets to support holistic engineering, policy, and planning solutions. Outside of the office, Reza enjoys playing basketball.
Paula Apperley
Paula Apperley

Office Manager

Paula has over ten years experience in office administration. She has a passion for sustainability and is happy to support the Ebbwater team by keeping things running smoothly. Paula enjoys hiking the north shore and curling up with a good book.

Justin Chan, CEng MICE(UK),
Justin Chan, CEng MICE(UK),

Hydrotechnical Specialist/Data Scientist

Justin is a hydrotechnical specialist and data scientist, who combines machine learning with flood and natural hazard management. With a strong foundation in data science, he’s currently pursuing MSc in Computer Science at Georgia Tech.  His expertise also extends to managing civil engineering projects. Beyond work, Justin enjoys jamming on his electric bass or taking a refreshing swim.

Careers

We aren’t your traditional engineering firm. We work across disciplines, push boundaries, and generally try to do things a little bit better—and a little bit different—than everyone else.

Our team thrives in a multi-disciplinary environment and enjoys being challenged to solve new problems daily. We walk the talk of risk mitigation and climate adaptation. If you do too, we welcome your interest in a career at Ebbwater.   

We welcome applications from future flood nerds at any time.

We are currently hiring an Office Manager. Please check out our job post page if you are interested in this position. 

 

Collaborators

We at the forefront of the industry in flood engineering, numerical modelling, and flood and flood risk management—but we welcome thoughtful connections with leading innovators and professionals around the world to provide our clients with a broad range of integrated flood management solutions. Reach out us to collaborate on a future project.

We work with:
  • Planners
  • Facilitators
  • Seismologists
  • Geomorphologists
  • Biologists
  • Agrologists
  • Sociologists
  • Economists
  • Disaster responders

Co-op Placements at Ebbwater

Ebbwater is at the forefront of flood technology and academic research, making co-op placements with cutting edge student talent a natural fit. We have hired co-op students in Visual Analytics from the Andrew Wade program at the Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics as well as in Engineering from the University of Northern British Columbia. If you’re enrolled in a program related to GIS, Engineering, Planning, Computer Science, or a field uniquely suited to flood management and want to apply your skills, get in touch.