Congratulations to our five rising Urban Strategists on their promotions

April 7, 2014

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Clockwise starting from the bottom left:

Mary Castel, Senior Associate

As our Director of Marketing, Mary has distinguished herself in managing the design and development of our new website, expanding our social media platform and playing a key role in business acquisition in all existing and emerging markets.

Yang Huang, Associate

With a background in Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Yang has been a key contributor to many of Urban Strategies’ masterplanning efforts in Canada, the US, the UK and Asia. He has also been instrumental in helping the firm to grow market presence in China.

Leigh McGrath, Senior Associate

Leigh’s planning work involves complex municipal planning approvals, urbanizing and creating transit supportive densities in former suburban landscapes and measuring environmental performance of growing cities. She is a popular educator and mentor to planning students and is active with OPPI’s Toronto District.

Christine Fang-Denissov, Associate

Christine has managed some of the firm’s most complex and large-scaled projects throughout Canada and Asia. Relying on her strong background in both urban design and planning, she has been involved in the design and implementation of a number of transformative waterfront, campus and regeneration plans.

Daniel Comerford, Associate

Daniel draws on a rich foundation of international experience in both masterplanning and architectural projects across United Kingdom, Canada, USA, the Middle-East, and South-East Asia. He has been a key contributor to the office’s UK portfolio, including masterplanning and strategic regeneration projects in Manchester, London, and Belfast.