Dr. Sturgess is the CEO and founder of WaterSMART. As the CEO of several technology based companies, she has extensive experience in technology startups and technology management, having led the development of Revolve and it’s sale in 2003.
In addition to the boards of her own companies, she has served on the boards of CCI Thermal Technologies, the Alberta Chamber of Resources, the Calgary Airport Authority, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, APEGGA, the Alberta Economic Development Authority, the Council of Canadian Academies, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the National Research Council, and Queen’s University. Dr. Sturgess has an Honorary Doctorate and a B.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Queens University and an MBA from The University of Western Ontario.