THALES is a water strategy and finance advisor that draws upon an
established network of trusted collaborators recognized in the industry for their strategic, operational, financial
and technical leadership and expertise.
DR. KIM STURGESS
Water Industry Leader
Kim is a renowned Water Industry Leader and the founder and CEO of WaterSMART family of companies that include Water SMART Solutions and the not-for-profit Alberta WaterPortal Society, which provides education on key water issues. As the CEO of several tech-based companies, Kim has extensive experience in technology and technology management, including oil and gas, pipelines, and industrial products and services. Kim also has expertise in watershed management and policy. In 2016, Kim was awarded the prestigious Order of Canada, recognizing her outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation. Kim is based in Canada.