President (owner and founder) MAP, RPP-MCIP, AICP
William Trousdale is a certified professional planner and decision analyst. His work focuses on applying insights from strategic planning, structured decision support, behavioral decision theory and negotiation science to a range of complex problems and opportunities. His interest is in integrating analytical methods with a range of multi-stakeholder and public engagement approaches. His work has been recognized with over a dozen awards for planning excellence from the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Planning Institute of BC. William works spans a number of areas: economic development, tourism, comprehensive planning, and non-market valuation/compensation, tribal cultural loss, business case analysis (financial and intangible evaluation), health planning, impact assessment, regional growth strategies, energy planning, site selection, biodiversity preservation, parks management, and traditional use studies. His work entails both in training and professional project support. He has worked on over 300 assignments around the world for clients that include First Nations and Métis, the private sector, non-profits, cooperatives, governments and international development agencies. In addition to being owner, founder and president of EcoPlan International, he serves as an advisor to the United Nations (Habitat), Adjunct Professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia, Faculty at Indigenous Community Planning (UBC), Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University’s School of Environment and Resource Manageemnt and an Associate at Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Sustainable Community Development.