Nirmalendu (Nirmal) Bhattacharya
Nirmal Bhattacharya is a professional engineer and registered planner who was appointed to the GMF Council in 2012. Recently retired from the position of director of engineering and public works for the District of Central Saanich, Nirmal brings practical experience in all areas of municipal activity supported by GMF and in working with municipal decision-makers.
Nirmal led all engineering and public works initiatives for the district — monitoring compliance with municipal and provincial regulations, developing policies and procedures, managing budgets and providing input to the corporate strategic plan. The Partnership for Water Sustainability in British Columbia has recognized Nirmal as a Water Balance Model champion for initiating and facilitating the adoption of the District of Central Saanich Surface Water Management Bylaw.