Andrew is a Registered Professional Planner, member of the Ontario Professional Planning Institute and Planning Lead at SvN. With 18 years of land use planning experience in Toronto, the GTA, the U.S and England, as well as a diverse academic background including degrees in Commerce, Law and Planning, Andrew’s keen interest in the development and revitalization of urban areas is matched with a thorough understanding of supporting strategies and processes. Prior to joining SvN, Andrew was the Senior Development Director at Toronto Community Housing (TCH) where he worked with private development partners to manage the planning, financial and community outreach elements of three large scale revitalization initiatives in Toronto: Alexandra Park in downtown Toronto, as well as Allenbury Gardens and Leslie Nymark, both located in North York. Much of his work involves master planning, negotiating planning approvals and facilitating building and community design processes. Prior to his role at TCH, Andrew worked as a planning consultant, with a focus on master planning, brownfield redevelopment, development approvals and proposal call management.