Sam Mottram is the Managing Principal of Knight Piésold Canada and is based in the Vancouver office. He has a master’s degree in civil engineering with more than 25 years of experience in the management, design, and development of power and water related infrastructure projects around the world.
He specializes in project concept development and optimization, including project identification, planning, environmental baseline studies, feasibility studies, contractual arrangements, permitting, impact assessments, risk assessments, design, and financial viability. He has direct project involvement on more than 100 hydroelectric projects on five continents. He also has direct project involvement in the assessment and integration of other renewables, including solar power, wind power, and geothermal. His involvement in the mining sector includes water and wastewater management, transmission lines, access roads and power studies.