Mary Castel, Partner, leads Urban Strategies’ Business Development and Communications functions. She works with teams to develop social media strategies for public and stakeholder engagement, and founded the Urban Strategies® Academy, a collaborative employee education program that acts as a knowledge accelerator and cultural incubator. She co-led the development of the firm's online engagement and interactive mapping tool kit that allows for deep analysis of how community members interact with their environment. She is a Champion of the Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI), has held management roles with the Toronto Chapter of the Urban Land Institute and was a founding member of the Women's Development Collaborative.
Partner, Director of Business Development & Communications
Strathcona County, Alberta
Bremner & Colchester Growth Management Strategies2013 - 2016
Yorkdale Shopping Centre
2010 - Present
Urban Strategies provides planning consulting advice for the development of Yorkdale Mall. This has been an ongoing consulting relationship that has extended for the past 10 years.
Toronto Tall Buildings2007 - 2008