Karen Savage, PEng, FEC is President of Horizon Engineering in Vancouver, a company which she started in 1997, and which was acquired by RAM Consulting in 2021.
The company employs 20 staff and has provided geotechnical engineering services to the building industry in BC for over 25 years.
Karen has served her profession throughout her long and highly successful career, with an emphasis on encouraging and enhancing the participation of women in engineering. She has inspired students to join the profession, and young women and peers to thrive within it.
Karen’s board work history includes with the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada BC (ACEC-BC), Engineers and Geoscientists BC, and Engineers Canada. In 2022, Karen received ACEC-BC’s Meritorious Achievement Award.
With her technical expertise, Karen is a key resource for issues relating to geotechnical engineering, including consulting for new builds, forensic assessment, authoring of best practice guidelines, and policy development.