In early 2013, Lesley followed her vision to create Valard Geomatics Ltd. and started building the corporation from the ground up. As Managing Director, Lesley is responsible for the overall direction and control of Valard Geomatics Ltd. ensuring the company achieves its goals and objectives in the most cost-effective and efficient ways. She is accountable for the business financials, operational performance and overall sustainability of the corporation. Lesley works very closely with the senior management team to ensure Valard Geomatics Ltd. is delivering a quality product in a safe and professional manner.
Lesley completed her Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Geomatics) from the University of Calgary and became an Alberta Land Surveyor in 2008. She has diversified experience in Utility Surveys such as powerlines and pipelines, Industrial Surveys, Oil and Gas Surveys as well as Municipal Surveys. She received her Professional Engineering designation in 2009 and currently serves as a Council member of the Alberta Land Surveyor’s Association while volunteering on numerous Committees.
Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Lesley is a Saskatchewan Roughriders football fan and enjoys attending sporting events such as the CFL Grey Cup. She plays volleyball, performs with the Cosmopolitan Music Society and enjoys many outdoor activities such as skiing, fishing and hiking.