Laura Whittingham

Office Administrator

In her role at O2, Laura is responsible for daily administrative duties, office organization, and providing project support in a number of areas. She provides file management, supplies inventory, and clerical services while also assisting the firm’s health and safety, marketing, and engagement departments. With meticulous attention to detail and a professional demeanour, Laura brings extensive time management, problem solving and customer services skills to the position.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Urban Studies from the University of Calgary. Majoring first in Sociology, her studies focused on social control and deviance. This led to the pursuit of her second major in Urban Studies, where she researched sociological perspectives on issues that cities are facing today. To further her education, Laura participated in a field studies program in Mexico City, centered on the rapid urbanization and challenges of urban planning and development in a mega city. 

Prior to joining O2, Laura conducted social research for Parks Canada in which she gathered data of national indicators with site-specific questions of Kootenay National Park. This included assessing visitor’s understanding of the ecological and commemorative integrity of the specific site and their awareness of the place.