Mona joined Bousfields in May 2021 as a Planner. Mona holds a Bachelor of Community Design and Planning (Honours Urban Design and Planning) from Dalhousie University and a Master of Science in Infrastructure Planning, Appraisal and Development from the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London (UCL). Mona delivered, and continues to deliver, guest lectures on various topics at UCL, such as promoting participatory practices in planning and delivering infrastructure projects.
Prior to pursuing her Master of Science at UCL, Mona worked in the private sector as a Land Use Planner at another consulting firm in Toronto. In that role, she worked on a variety of mixed-use, residential, commercial and industrial projects. Mona also brings international development experience. Previously, she worked as a Planner at a consulting firm in Amman, Jordan, where she assisted with developing planning strategies for communities in Jordan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Also, she completed an internship at the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Nairobi, Kenya.