Beth Tomlinson

Carbon and Climate Discipline Leader, Buildings

Throughout her career, Beth has demonstrated a sustained trajectory of innovation and leadership. Beth leads Stantec’s Carbon Impact Team, a cross-disciplinary group of specialists that applies building science and design solutions to rapidly reduce the generation of carbon emissions in the built environment, increase resilience against climate risks, and have a positive impact on the socio-ecological health of our communities.

Beth has over 20 years of experience in research and building design, resiliency services, commissioning, and energy auditing. She is focused on integrating climate change mitigation and adaptation, commissioning, and energy transitions within a variety of project types—including healthcare, municipal, education, mixed-use, commercial, industrial, and transportation. She’s elevating climate science literacy and developing adaptation collaborations within the building industry, and she’s directed commissioning, energy auditing, energy modeling, and life cycle cost assessments.

Beth served on Minnesota Governor Walz’s Resilience and Adaptation Action team, she’s co-chair of the Minneapolis Energy Vision Advisory Committee, and currently serves as Vice-Chair in the development of ICC/ASHRAE Standard 240P: Evaluating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Carbon Emissions in Building Design, Construction and Operation with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).  Beth served on ASHRAE’s international Building Decarbonization Position Document Committee and is leading regional decarbonization planning projects for Stantec.

Beth strives to improve the lives of others through engineering and serves clients with respect, sincerity, and integrity.