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Sheliza joined Bousfields as a Planner in Fall 2022. She holds a Masters of Science in Planning, with a specialization in Urban Planning and Development from the University of Toronto. She previously earned an undergraduate degree in Public Policy and Administration from Carleton University.
Prior to joining Bousfields, Sheliza worked across the industry for various organizations including the Eglinton Way BIA, Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, TAS Impact and The Planning Partnership. Through these experiences, Sheliza has developed expertise with land use planning and creating a thoughtful and inclusive public realm through collaboration with partners and public agencies. She has worked on a mix of residential, commercial and institutional projects across the GTHA.
Preet joined Bousfields in May 2021 as a co-op student while completing her Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in Planning at the University of Waterloo, specializing in Land Development and Urban Design. She joined the firm as a full-time Urban Planner in June 2022 after graduating with honors. Previously, she worked for a Waterloo-based private developer as an Urban Planner where she assisted with several development projects across the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, including assisting with planning rationales, site-specific due diligence, and highest and best use reports.
Preet is currently involved in a wide range of projects throughout Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. Her responsibilities at Bousfields include assisting with the preparation of planning evidence for senior staff appearing before the Ontario Land Tribunal and the Toronto Local Appeal Body, and preparing other reports and studies including Housing Issues Reports in support of Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment and Minor Variance applications.
Lisa has extensive experience working on private and public sector development proposals throughout Toronto and the GTHA. Before joining Bousfields, Lisa was a multi-disciplinary academic, which gave her the opportunity to develop exceptional research, writing and analytical skills. As a practicing planner, Lisa has prepared planning rationales and other deliverables for a wide range of development projects. She has also planned and facilitated public consultation events and helped to develop public policy. Lisa’s facilitation and active listening skills allow her effectively communicate with and direct discussions with development teams, client groups and municipal staff to achieve excellent planning outcomes.
Lisa joined Bousfields in 2022 and holds a Master of Planning in Urban Development from Toronto Metropolitan University as well as a Bachelor of Arts (English), Master of Arts (English) and PhD (English). She has been the recipient of awards at all stages of her academic work and has published on a range of topics related to planning. Lisa is a Registered Professional Planner with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and Full Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.
Liam joined Bousfields in March 2022 as a Planner. He works primarily with private sector clients to provide a range of planning consulting services, including land use planning advice, development due diligence, policy review and analysis, planning rationale report preparation and obtaining various development approvals. Liam also completes associated land use development studies and research projects.
Prior to joining Bousfields, Liam worked as a planner with another planning consulting firm involved in development planning. Liam also has previous experience working in the public sector at the municipal level.
Liam received his Bachelor of Environmental Studies Honours Co-op Planning (BES) with an Urban Design Specialization from the University of Waterloo in June 2020. Liam is currently a candidate member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and is working towards his full membership.
Joie is a Planner with Bousfields, joining the firm in November 2022 after working as a Senior Analyst with the Economics Consulting team at Altus Group, where she specialized in market feasibility studies for residential developments. Joie is responsible for a wide variety of projects at Bousfields including preparing proposals, due diligence research, project management and submission coordination, and preparation of Planning Rationales and Community Services and Facilities analyses in relation to applications for Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment, Minor Variance and Site Plan Approval. Joie graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Urban and Regional Planning.
Jessica joined Bousfields in May 2021 as a Planning Intern while completing her Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in Honours Planning at the University of Waterloo, specializing in Land Development Planning, as well as a Minor in Geography and Environmental Management. Through Waterloo’s co-op program, Jessica worked in both the public and private sectors. As a Planning Assistant at the City of Mississauga and another consulting firm in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), she worked on a variety of mixed-use, residential and commercial projects.
Jessica joined Bousfields as a Planner in June 2022 and is involved in a wide range of projects in Toronto and the GTA. She assists in the preparation of planning rationale reports and associated reports and studies, draft zoning by-law amendments, site-specific research and due diligence, and development application coordination and submissions.
Andrea joined Bousfields in September 2021 as a Planner. She holds a diploma in GIS and Urban Planning from Fanshawe College and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University.
Andrea has experience in both the planning and real estate industries. In Andrea’s final semester of her Bachelor’s degree, she interned at a boutique planning law firm which developed her passion for development planning. After she graduated in 2019, Andrea worked at a real estate company for close to two years where she was involved in tracking development activity across the City of Toronto. Prior to joining Bousfields, Andrea worked as a Planner at a consulting firm where she was involved in a variety of development projects across the GTA.
Since joining Bousfields, Andrea has assisted with several projects across the GTHA which involved the preparation of due diligences, planning opinion letters, planning rationale reports, community services and facilities studies, housing issue reports, and coordination and submission of development applications.
Ashley is a Senior Planner with Bousfields, having worked in both the public and private sectors in Ontario and Alberta. She has experience preparing Due Diligence Reports, Highest and Best Use Reports, Planning Rationale Reports, Urban Design Reports, and co-ordinating the submission and approval of various planning applications throughout southern Ontario, including Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Minor Variances, Consents and Site Plan Approvals.
She also has extensive experience assisting with Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) and Toronto Local Appeal Body appeals by conducting research, analyzing applicable planning policy, and preparing arguments for Expert Witness Statements.
Ashley is a full member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP). She also serves on a number of development- and community-related committees, including ULI Toronto’s Connect Committee, the Ryerson Planning Alumni Association Executive Committee and the City of Hamilton LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee.
Brynne is a Senior Planner with Bousfields. Prior to joining the firm, Brynne worked as a Planner in a variety of roles, both municipally and in consulting, most recently with the City of Thorold. She has a broad range of development experience, including infill developments and greenfield development, as well as rural planning.
Brynne is involved in the management of various development applications, such as Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments, Plans of Subdivision and Condominium, and Committee of Adjustment applications. This includes the preparation of planning rationale reports and associated studies as well as file management and coordination.
Brynne holds a Bachelor of Environment in Planning from the University of Waterloo, and a Masters of Science in Environment and Development from the University of Edinburgh. Brynne is a full member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and Canadian Institute of Planners.
Ivy joined Bousfields in November 2021 as a Senior Planner. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a land use planner at two law firms, where she assisted with planning due diligence, and application and appeal processes for development projects across Ontario.
Since joining Bousfields, Ivy has been involved in a variety of planning and development projects in Toronto and the GTA. Specifically, Ivy assists with the preparation of application materials for Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment, Site Plan and Minor Variance/Consent applications and management of the development approvals, as well as preparation of evidence and materials for appeals before the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) and the Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB).
Ivy is a Full Member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP).
Celina joined Bousfields as a Planner in May 2022, while completing a Master of Planning at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). Celina is involved in a wide range of projects in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, for which she assists in the preparation of planning rationale reports, community services and facilities studies, development applications, and site-specific research.