Mustafa’s career began in the aerospace industry after earning a Master’s of Applied Science in Space Robotics. Within that industry, he developed and applied his knowledge towards Systems Engineering while involved with numerous space related projects.
He has provided expertise to international rail projects for clients in South Korea, Malaysia and Qatar. In the fall 0f 2015, Mustafa joined WSP’s Rail Systems Engineering team as one of its first Project Managers, before quickly advancing to positions of increasing responsibility. Over the past four years, he has implemented effective leadership strategies that have helped create a high-performing team and augmented the team’s growth nationally throughout Canada, from one location to five, and from 24 to over 100 engineers and specialists.
Mustafa’s notable rail project contributions include Metrolinx Union Station Rail Corridor Signalling (USRC), Metrolinx GO Transit Train Control System (GTCS), and the Edmonton Metro Line Expansion.
“Mustafa’s passion and dedication are what make him a truly inspirational leader,” said Jennifer Verellen. “He is committed to inspiring and empowering everyone he comes across to excel in their careers. With everything he does, it’s clear that he truly cares — not only about his work, but about the well-being of his colleagues, his team, his Clients and most importantly the safety of the passengers.”