Principal, Business Development and Communications, Urban Strategies Inc.
Sector: Private Sector
Discipline: Planning/Urban Design
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.