David Lapp is Manager, Globalization and Sustainable Development at Engineers Canada, the national organization of the 12 regulators that license Canada's more than 290,000 members of the engineering profession. Prior to joining Engineers Canada in 1997, David founded a consulting company working in Canada’s Arctic regions for over 20 years. David is a Fellow of Engineers Canada and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, which recognizes engineers making exemplary contributions. His national and international work focuses on engineering practice guidance related to infrastructure, environment, sustainability and climate change. This includes overseeing the implementation of an infrastructure climate risk assessment process known as the PIEVC Protocol to a wide variety of more than 50 infrastructure systems in Canada and several internationally. In December 2015, David completed an eight-year part-time assignment as the Secretary for the World Federation of Engineering Organizations’ Standing Committee on Engineering and the Environment.