Justin Ngan

Justin J. Ngan

A meticulous and collaborative leader who tackles complex projects, meets tight timelines and delivers excellent results on time that are beneficial to the client and overall organization. Possesses practical knowledge in Municipal Government and experience in providing solutions across multiple lines of business. Applies strong client focused service and value based decision making to establish sustainable strategies and useful solutions. Employs effective operational measures to analyze performance for continuous improvement. Driven by a strong sense of urgency and thrives in fast-paced environments.



  • Established a successful Enterprise GIS platform and service for Fort McMurray
  • Strategized the framework and lead the building of Business Intelligence metrics to track recovery progress after the 2016 wildfire and for day-to-day business metrics reporting
  • Led the GIS and IT teams at Emergency Operations Centre during the 2016 Wildfire including the production of The Firemap
  • Implemented a steward – custodian model for the centralization and sharing of Geographic Information Systems data
  • Established a framework and implemented an information flow throughout the regional fire department
  • Formalized imagery and LiDAR collection and distribution for the City of Fort McMurray and Region (68,000 km2)
  • Implemented the collection and use of interior 3D and imagery scanning for public safety in schools, municipal offices, and major public venues
  • Spearheaded the migration of the Taxation system from an old AS400 mainframe system to our Oracle based CAMA system in approximately nine-months with no unplanned downtime
  • Implemented a multi-user concurrent editing environment for GIS data to enable versioned data management and a proper QA process
  • Introduced use of 3D-modeling for Fort McMurray and hamlets, including the output of Fort McMurray’s first flood inundation modeling
  • Designed and implemented the utilization of true cloud based infrastructure utilizing Amazon Web Services for servers, storage, and automation
  • Implemented the capture and usage of Pictometry’s Oblique imagery as a standard tool for the Municipality now used widely in planning and operational work to improve decisions and plans
  • Conducted research, statistical analysis, and data management for multiple projects involving location analysis. Primarily employed for the prestigious Canadian Century Research Infrastructure project spanning Universities across Canada
  • Conducted statistical analysis in the Cartography office, Department of Geography, involving Traumatic Brain Injuries in Ontario and the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
  • Researched and published the changing nature of bank locations, financial citizenship, and regulatory structures
  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude,
    University of Toronto
  • Master of Arts,
    University of Toronto
  • Griffith Taylor Memorial Award,
    University of Toronto
    "award to recognize outstanding academic achievement. The Griffith Taylor Award is presented to an outstanding student graduating from a four-year program with either a major or specialist in geography, who has exhibited all-round excellence over the course of the program"
  • Grace Agnes Fletcher Scholarship in Geography,
    University of Toronto
    "for a student with excellent performance in a program sponsored by the Geography Department"
  • Social Sciences Humanities Research Council Grant (SSHRC),
    Social Sciences Humanities Research Council Canada
  • Communication
  • Strategic Thinking & Planning
  • Leadership
  • Cross-functional Collaboration
  • Business Acumen
  • Research & Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Python
  • C#
  • JQuery
  • Angular
  • SQL Server
  • Cloud Computing (AWS)