Each year, the School of Planning hosts a Planner-in-Residence, an expert who teaches and conducts seminars. The program gives students and professors the opportunity to interact with professionals who are leaders in their field. The Planner-in-Residence program is funded by the University of Waterloo Planning Alumni of Toronto.

The School of Planning is proud to announce the 2016-17 Planner-in-Residence, Bill Green, MCIP, RPP

Photo of Bill GreenBill is retired from full-time consulting after 37 years as a professional
planner. He was the founding Principal of what is now GSP Group. His experience covers municipal and land development planning projects
across Southwestern Ontario. These include comprehensive Official Plans
and Zoning By-laws, Parks and Recreation Master Plans and a full spectrum of land development projects such as community plans and development applications for large and site specific projects.
Bill has been project managing multidiscipline teams working with colleagues in engineering, environmental, survey and legal services to provide the highest quality service to our clients.

Bill remains on call as a consultant with GSP Group.

Previous Planners-in-Residence

  • Paul E. Johnston, Johnston Litavski Ltd.
  • Dan Leeming - The Planning Partnership
  • Aristotle Christou - The Christou Group
  • Lori Martin - Senior Cultural Affairs Officer, City of Toronto
  • Glenn R. Miller - Vice President, Canadian Urban Institute
  • Paul Puopolo - Associate, IBI Group
  • Ian MacNaughton - President MHBC Planning
  • Paula Dill - Commissioner of Urban Development Services - City of Toronto
  • Bob Lehman - President of Meridian Planning Consultants
  • Brian Tuckey - Commissioner of Planning and Development Services - Region of York
  • Daniel Burns - Public Policy Consultant - Government of Ontario
  • Ray Simpson - Senior Consultant - Hemson Consulting Ltd.
  • Antony G. Marcil - Senior Policy Advisor
  • Marilou McPhedran - Director, International Women's Rights Project
  • Cameron Kitchen - Senior Consultant
  • John Farrow - Consultant
  • Helen Cooper - Municipal Consultant
  • Ron Farrow - Former Special Advisor for Policy Development
  • Henry Stewart - Planning Consultant
  • Gardner Church - Consultant
  • John Sweeney - Former Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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