ABOUT US

DesignPoint is a professional engineering and surveying firm specializing in civil design projects, such as new land development projects, municipal engineering, stormwater design, flood studies, hydrologic and hydraulic modelling, civil engineering, legal surveys, topographical surveys, and specialized 3D laser scanning. We pride ourselves on being able to adapt to each project while developing efficient designs and finding innovative solutions. Producing creative, quality work through innovation and experience is our primary goal. We accomplish this by employing skilled people and equipping them with all the tools and training they need. 

We are a hard-working engineering & surveying firm based in Bedford, Nova Scotia. 
We work closely with our clients to make each project a success.
Glenn Woodford, P. Eng.
Senior Civil Engineer, Principal
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Glenn has been the lead senior engineer behind many innovative solutions that have resolved numerous servicing challenges. Glenn has gained experience working on many municipal engineering and land development projects throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Alberta.  He has over 25 years of experience in civil and municipal engineering.

Andrew Forsythe, P. Eng.
Senior Civil Engineer, Principal
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Andrew has over 20 years of experience in municipal and civil engineering. He has been directly involved in the design of numerous municipal infrastructure projects as well as managed the design and approval of many residential, commercial, and industrial developments.  These ranged from individual commercial site developments to large scale residential communities.  Andrew previously managed a large engineering group specializing in land development, municipal infrastructure, traffic engineering, building engineering, and geotechnical engineering. 

Neil Fougere, P.Eng.
Senior Civil Engineer, Principal
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Neil has 14 years of experience in municipal engineering and has been involved in the design of a number of infrastructure projects throughout the Atlantic Provinces and across Canada. His areas of expertise include water distribution system design and modelling, storm drainage design, commercial/ institutional site design, municipal infrastructure design, and serviced/un-serviced subdivision design. Neil also has extensive experience in the design of renewable energy projects including access roads and laydown areas for wind energy developments.

Evan Teasdale, P. Eng.
Senior Project Engineer, Principal
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Evan has 10 years of experience in the civil engineering field. He has had extensive involvement in the design, construction, and project management of numerous municipal infrastructure projects, including residential, commercial, and industrial developments ranging from single site developments to large scale master plan communities. Evan has experience in hydraulic and hydrologic design and analysis, civil design, and structural design. Evan is also a Certified Passive House Designer through the International Passive House Association. 

Brian Grace, P. Eng.
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Principal
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Brian has over 28 years of experience in the geotechnical engineering and materials testing industry. Brian's experience includes geotechnical investigations, geotechnical design, and quality control for shallow and deep foundations for a wide range of structures, roads and highways, coastal and river shoreline stabilization and protection, embankment stability on soft soils, containment cells and lagoons, landfill covers, and pavements. This experience has been developed from projects varying from roads and highways, bridges and grade separation structures, airports, power plants, commercial developments, waterfront building developments, wharves and Jetties, municipal solid waste and wastewater facilities, residential developments, and municipal parks and trails.

Adam Sketchley, P. Eng., M.A.Sc.
Project Engineer, Principal
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Adam joined DesignPoint in 2014 and obtained his Professional Engineer designation in 2016. As a Project Engineer, Adam specializes in civil/municipal design. Adam works with the team on both private and public projects involving servicing, land development, modelling and analysis of stormwater and wastewater systems, hydraulic analysis, construction management, and project management.

Ellen Dalton (O'Hara), P. Eng.
Project Engineer, Principal
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Ellen joined DesignPoint in 2015 and obtained her Professional Engineer designation in 2017. As a Project Engineer, Ellen specializes in transportation design. Ellen works with the team on both public and private municipal infrastructure projects and transportation design. She is passionate about the improvement of active transportation facilities throughout the province and works to incorporate this area of education into all of the projects undertaken by DesignPoint. 

Matthew Williams, NSLS, P.Eng.
Project Surveyor, Principal
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After graduating with a degree in Geomatics Engineering from the University of New Brunswick in 2015 Matt gained surveying experience working across Canada. Matt is an Engineer registered with Engineers Nova Scotia and has obtained his professional land surveyors license with the Association of Nova Scotia Land Surveyors.

Luke Sarginson, NSLS
Project Surveyor, Principal
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Luke joined DesignPoint in 2014 and obtained his Professional Land Surveying License in 2018. As a Project Surveyor, Luke has a broad range of survey experience ranging from residential surveys to large scale construction, municipal, and technical surveys. Luke is passionate about land surveying and strives to bring his innovative thinking and strong work ethic into all of the projects undertaken by DesignPoint.

Alicia Crossland
Project Administrator, Principal
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Alicia joined DesignPoint in 2017 and has over a decade of experience in administration of engineering consulting firms. As a Project Administrator and our Office Manager, Alicia is very organized and provides support to the engineers and surveyors. Alicia is another point of contact for our clients and is keen to promptly respond to requests.

Erica Combdon, CPA Candidate
Controller, Principal
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Erica joined DesignPoint in 2016 and is currently working towards her CPA designation. As Controller, Erica offers more than 12 years experience working with Engineering and Survey firms.

Logan King, P. Eng.
Project Engineer, Principal
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Logan joined DesignPoint in 2017 and obtained his Professional Engineer designation in 2020. As a Project Engineer, Logan specializes in hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and design, including stormwater management infrastructure, bridge crossings, watercourse culverts, and water distribution network modelling. Logan is passionate about designing infrastructure and providing developments which are resilient to the predicted effects of climate change, and which limit the overall impacts to the surrounding environment.