Stuart Hood is a Professional Engineer and Managing Principal of Integral Group with over 25 years of experience in building services engineering. His experience covers a wide range of projects including laboratory, clean rooms, institutional, airport, commercial, and manufacturing facilities. He has completed a number of large research and teaching laboratories, schools, libraries, animal care facilities, museums, and recreational facilities. Some of his notable projects include the University of British Columbia Quantum Matter Institute, the Simon Fraser University Shrum Science Building, and University of Victoria Bob Wright Centre for Ocean, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences.
Originating from the UK, Stuart has gained high-level global experience from his involvement in world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe and the Far East. Working on such complex projects has given him an in-depth understanding of the integration of engineering and architectural systems, which is essential to delivering high performance design solutions. He is proactive in following sustainability practices across the world to seek out progressive technologies and strategies that he can incorporate into his projects in North America. He served as a member of the West Vancouver Design Review Committee from 2008 to 2012, the City of Vancouver Urban Design Panel from 2015 to 2016.