Lindsay Banks is vice president of Vipond Inc. Systems Group – Eastern Canada. He assumed this role in June 2014. Vipond Systems Group, a division of Vipond Inc., is a systems integrator of low-voltage building systems, specializing in fire alarm, security and communication systems.
Lindsay has 30 years of experience in project and business management in multi-discipline construction, consulting and manufacturing environments. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and an MBA, specializing in strategy and finance, from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Lindsay is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), with registration in the Province of Ontario and is trained as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM). He has a solid understanding of applicable legislation and regulations in the engineering and construction fields.
Prior to joining Vipond, he was a director at a global electrical manufacturing and service company serving in a number of capacities including engineering director, plant manager, service manager and purchasing manager. Lindsay was also a partner in a consulting engineering firm specializing in industrial and large commercial projects including a number of design/build projects. Lindsay is a long-time member of Professional Engineers Ontario and served 15 years on the Provincial Education Committee.
In his spare time, Lindsay enjoys skiing, camping and rooting for the Toronto Blue Jays with his wife, Kelly, and daughter, Natalie.