Chief Planner, The Regional Municipality of York
Paul Freeman is the Chief Planner for The Regional Municipality of York. In his position, Paul is responsible for managing growth and implementing long-term development in the Region. He leads the Region’s Planning and Economic Development that includes Long-range Planning, Community Planning and Development Services, and Economic Strategy. Paul has held various positions as a municipal land use planner with more than 30 years in the public sector. He is a Registered Professional Planner, holds a degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Toronto Metropolitan (Ryerson) University and diploma in Public Administration from the University of Western Ontario. Paul is an active member of the Regional Planning Commissioners of Ontario (RPCO) and is the Chair of the Greater Golden Horseshoe Caucus of RPCO.