WSP announced the appointment of Elliott Cappell, to lead its climate change and resilience activities.

Elliott CappellElliott brings over 10 years of experience leading challenging climate resilience and city infrastructure projects with international organizations including the World Bank, United Nations Development Programme, the Climate Development Knowledge Network, and the International Climate Fund.

Prior to joining WSP, Elliott was Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Toronto, spearheading the development of Toronto’s first Resilience Strategy, which integrates climate risks and opportunities to city strategic policy, governance, decision-making and risk management.


The greatest benefit we can provide our clients when addressing the issue of climate change is our expertise. WSP has a strong service offering when it comes to resilience and the impacts of climate change in the natural and built environments. The knowledge and experience that Elliott brings to the company takes us further as we help our clients meet the challenges of today and prepare our society for the challenges of the future.
Olivier Joyal Business Line Executive, Environment


“The impact and scale of climate change is wide-reaching and already being felt here in Canada – prompting us to reconsider how we plan, design and build. WSP has the technical depth and range of service offerings to lead our clients to take climate action, be more resilient and make a real difference in our society,” said Elliott.


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