Gavin earned a masters in Resource and Environmental Management from Simon Fraser University and is a registered professional planner. He has over 15 years experience planning and implementing active transportation projects within multi-modal transportation systems and manages Alta Planning + Design’s Canadian operations. A respected leader with a collaborative approach, he has a proven ability to plan and implement ambitious projects and programs in an effective and efficient manner while maintaining a strong customer focus.
Kate is both a Professional Engineer and a Registered Professional Planner. She brings the language of planning together with that of engineering. As a trained Project Manager, Kate has led projects from the functional planning stage, through detailed design and construction with a particular emphasis on implementation. Kate’s background includes an engineering degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Master’s of Urban and Regional Planning from Queen’s University. Her volunteer work with the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals and her active role within Alta contributes to her ability to communicate and implement leading edge information in the field of multimodal transportation systems. Kate combines a strong technical base with public speaking skills, helping to create an open and accessible approach to public consultation and stakeholder involvement. Kate manages Alta’s Central and Eastern Canadian operations from Ottawa.