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Jennifer Angel

Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Angel is a builder of community, momentum, and places people love. Together with partners, Jen builds inclusive, sustainable places that attract people and investment, enhance resilience, and contribute to well-being for all. She works with public and private sector interests to find common purpose and support thriving, communities. She has contributed to creating some of Nova Scotia’s best loved places by land and sea. Her professional portfolio includes real estate, infrastructure and program development, participatory planning and design.

Jen was recognized in Atlantic Business Magazine's Top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada in 2021 and the Most Powerful Women in Atlantic Canada in 2022, she recently received the Inaugural Wije’winen Allyship Award 2022 – Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, and her team has received multiple project awards, most recently achieving Rick Hansen Gold Certification for Peggy’s Cove, 2022. She is a co-founder of the annual Art of City Building conference, bringing placemaking through leaders from around the world to Halifax.

She holds an MBA (Marketing) from Saint Mary’s University, a BA (Philosophy) from Dalhousie University and the ICD.D from ICD-Rotman.