Director in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Annie has been travelling the globe working internationally in project management, architecture, development and masterplanning in Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, United States and Asia. She brings together a passion for working with people to achieve high quality urban design projects within budget and timescales, coupled with sustainable innovation, a strong understanding of economic and political factors, steeped in practical and fiscal sensibility.
Having worked for the Mayor of London’s Office as an Urban Designer and then a Senior Project Manager, where she led on designing high-quality, functional and sustainable public spaces and managed a portfolio of highway and civic infrastructure projects that were delivered on time and on budget. As an Urban Design Advisor and managed design reviews and facilitated urban design training and networking events for 32 London Boroughs (municipalities) and attended Commission for Built Environment critiques for strategic projects in London.
She has held positions as a Senior Project Manager for MMM Group, a Canadian Engineering Consulting firm, Associate Director for RBI, Vancouver-based sustainability firm, Designer and Project Manager in Design for London, the Mayor's of London's Architecture and Urbanism Team in developing strategic masterplans, revitalizing town centres and project managing feasibility studies and business cases for financial justification to quantify the value for high-quality urban design projects.
She current works with First Nations Governments and Groups to assess opportunities for Economic Development and Resource Sector Development as well as advising Land Developers on small to med-size development.
As part of her policy research background, she has conducted research for the Canadian Urban Institute , the University of BC and Ryerson University on social urban issues, environmental, sustainability, accessibility, health, migration and homelessness.
Her broad background in the areas of integrated infrastructure design, masterplanning, project management, architecture and engineering, provides a range of skills to assist clients to create innovative projects, think about business solutions in a different way to implement sustainable and value-added projects.
Credits: Photography: Noah Asanias Photography