Graeme Burt is a Principal of planningAlliance and affiliated firms rePlan and regionalArchitects. He has close to 15 years of experience working with a broad range of private and public sector organizations in Ontario, across Canada and around the world. Graeme’s work emphasizes the linkages between physical, environmental and socio-economic planning, and builds on extensive stakeholder engagement, including consultation, participatory planning and at times formal negotiation. He has led many of the firm’s most significant, large-scale planning projects, including the Central Pickering Development Plan, the Lawrence-Allen Revitalization Study (Toronto), the Western Waterfront Master Plan (Toronto) and the award-winning Places to Grow: A Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. He recently led the preparation of a comprehensive municipal development plan for Medicine Hat, Alberta and an Optimal Use Study for the ORC in London.
Graeme graduated from McGill University in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Human Geography and a Minor in Economics, and received a Master’s Degree in Human Geography from the Pennsylvania State University in 1997. He is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and a Registered Professional Planner, and has written and lectured widely on community planning and development issues.