Ken Cameron has 26 years of experience in senior planning and management positions in local government in the Greater Vancouver area, most recently as Manager of Policy and Planning with the Greater Vancouver Regional District. He played a key role in the adoption of the Livable Region Strategic Plan in 1996 with the formal support of the region’s 21 municipalities, an accomplishment that was recognized in 2002 by the UN Habitat program’s Dubai awards for outstanding contributions to the human environment.
Ken is an Adjunct Professor and past Chair of the Advisory Council of Simon Fraser University’s Urban Studies Program, Chair Emeritus of the International Centre for Sustainable Cities, a former Trustee of the Seattle-based Sightline Institute and a member of the UBC Board of Governors’ Land Use Committee. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners. With former Premier Mike Harcourt and local writer Sean Rossiter, Ken is the author of a book titled “City-Making in Paradise: Nine Decisions that Saved Vancouver,” which was published by Douglas and McIntyre in September 2007.