Global engineering consultancy Hatch has appointed Derek Vanstone to the role of Global Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs. In the role Derek will be responsible for the annual strategic planning, management, direction and oversight of the Corporation’s community relations, and government relations. Prior to that he ran his own consultancy; before that Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Industry and Government Affairs at Air Canada; and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper at the Office of the Prime Minister.