Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Soil Mechanics Team Lead
Andrea Lougheed, M.Sc. (Eng.), P.Eng. (BC, ON), has over 15 years of experience specializing in soil mechanics on a wide range of geotechnical projects from large transportation design-build to tailings facilities. Her experience includes planning and execution of site investigation, ground improvement design, tailings dams and embankments over soft/liquefiable soils, static and seismic liquefaction assessments, numerical modelling, slope stability analyses, foundation design, and preparation of design reports, IFC drawing and specifications. Andrea is BGC’s Soil Mechanics Team Lead and helps lead the strategy for BGC’s advanced laboratory. She has served as the Chair and Section Director for the Vancouver Geotechnical Society, Co-Chair for the 69th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, and Section Representative and Vice-President of Finance for the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS). She is the recipient of CGS’s A.G. Stermac Service Award, International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference Travel Award and Early Achievement Award.