Our team

Steven van Haren

Entrepreneur in Residence


Steve has over 25 years of diverse engineering experience, with a focus on stormwater management in residential and commercial facilities. In his work, he’s obsessive about employing innovative best management practice design, including low impact development. 

As Manager of the Water Resources Group for WSP in Markham, Steve has dealt with an array of storm management and flooding assignments and is known for his strong communication skills and ability to secure approvals in the toughest circumstances. 

His expertise on this important issue led him to found a new company, codenamed NOAH Intelligence, that will help key stakeholders assess flood risk in major Canadian cities. As Entrepreneur in Residence at R-LABS, Steve will bring this solution to market, helping mitigate urban flood risks. 

Certifications & Credentials:

  • Engineering Degree from the University of Guelph

Tony Irwin

President & CEO Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario