January 5, 2022
Ainley Group is pleased to announce that Zhifei Hu, P.Eng. has joined the firm as Vice President, Water Business. With a history of delivering water and wastewater systems throughout the Golden Horseshoe of Ontario, and a holistic approach to system planning and capital project implementation, Zhifei’s technical knowledge and leadership approach strategically fit with Ainley’s mission to delivering locally-driven, innovative and sustainable solutions.
Zhifei has extensive research and consulting experience in the municipal water and wastewater industry, specializing in master planning, environmental assessments, treatment technology and process evaluation, optimization, performance troubleshooting, modelling, and preliminary and detailed design. He is known for his ability to integrate multiple stakeholders’ interests into solution development to balance financial costs, operability, energy consumption, and constructability – a facet of Ainley’s core values and objectives.
“Zhifei is a natural people-oriented leader with a strong focus on clients, projects and employees, as well as a solid understanding of the industry and market trends,” says Joe Mullan, President & CEO of Ainley Group. “He has the strategic insight and knowledge to grow and expand Ainley’s water and wastewater business throughout Ontario.”