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Dan Hoornweg

Keystone Meekison Fellow, Future Cities Canada

Dan Hoornweg is the Keystone Meekison Fellow for Future Cities Canada.

He is also is the Richard Marceau Chair and Associate Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), and the Chief Safety and Risk Officer for the Province of Ontario (Technical Standards and Safety Authority, TSSA). He is a recognized global expert in urban resilience, sustainable cities, and community consultation and participation for better service delivery.

Dan was Lead Advisor in the World Bank’s Urban Development Anchor overseeing the Sustainable Cities and Climate Change programs, and managed approximately $5 billion in infrastructure investments in more than 300 national and sub-national governments, as well as their agencies and utilities.

Dan remains an advisor to the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Green Climate Fund, Global Environment Facility, Asian Development Bank as well as local agencies and governments. Dan’s most recent books are ‘Cities and Sustainability: A New Approach’ (Routledge 2016) and he is editor of ‘Letters to a Young Engineer’ (Canadian engineering convocations 2014 - 2017).