Stuart Hastings joined GSP Group’s Hamilton office in 2017 as a Planner. He started out as a GIS Technician at the Engineering Department in his City of Burlington hometown. Upon graduation from the University of Waterloo, Stuart crossed the country to join the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, AB, where he contributed to the development of various Area Structure Plans and led the Commercial-Industrial Land Use Study. He also led public engagement sessions in Fort McMurray, as well as in the remote surrounding hamlets and First Nation communities.
In 2013, Stuart was seconded to Kuwait Municipality to provide land use planning services to the Master Planning Department. He also contributed toward a plan to build a new city in the north of that country, known as the Plan for the Northern Gateway Sub-Region. In addition to having lived in Kuwait, Stuart has traveled to over 50 countries and brings a worldly perspective to his work at GSP Group.