Ray Spaxman LL.D, ARIBA, MRTPI, FCIP, RPP, Hon AIBC, has over 50 years of professional practice as an architect and planner: Half that time as a municipal planner, and the other half in private practice.
Ray worked in England, in Coventry, Norwich and Liverpool until 1966 after which he was Deputy Director of Planning in Toronto until 1973, then Director of Planning, Subdivision Approving Officer, Chair and Member of the Urban Design Panel and Chair of the Development Permit Board for the City of Vancouver until 1989.
Since 1989, Ray Spaxman Consulting Ltd has been advising public and private clients on a wide variety of planning and urban design projects in Canada and abroad.
Ray is well past normal retirement age but is still working. He says he feels so fortunate that he is able to spend most of his time enjoying his chosen and most rewarding hobbies, architecture, urban design and planning.