Polina is an experienced urban planner and project manager, having worked in both the private and public sectors on various scales of development applications throughout the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Prior to joining SvN, Polina worked at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority in its Development Planning and Permits division, which has informed her planning practise from an environmental protection and natural hazard protection/mitigation perspective. At SvN, Polina assists in the preparation and advancement of development applications, due diligence reports, and site-specific policy research. As well, she assists on Secondary Plan studies. Polina is a Candidate Member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and is working towards full membership.