John Hessels, AScT

Senior Technologist, President

John is the President and Director and has been with LEA since 2006.

Having earned a Diploma in Civil & Structural Engineering Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in 1983 and having gained relevant experience in civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering, John has been certified as an Applied Science Technologist (AScT) by the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) since 1990.

John currently oversees all aspects of the company and specializes in erosion and sediment control, coastal engineering (foreshore revetments), retaining structures and storm water management.

A former Toastmaster and past VP of education, John enjoys being active with his children by boating, biking and fitness training.