President, MAP, RPP, MCIP, AICP
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William Trousdale is a globally recognized award winning planner, economist, decision analyst and tourism expert. He is a certified professional planner in the United States and Canada. His work has been given national and international recognition with nine awards for planning excellence from the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Planning Institute of BC, two tourism industry awards, and three projects being selected for the United Nations Best Practices Data Base. Currently he is working with aboriginal communities in Canada, local and regional governments, international organizations, research institutes and the private sector. He has worked on hundreds of assignments in countries across the Americas, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. Much of his work has been published in academic and professional journals. He has applied his expertise to local economic development, comprehensive community planning, economic development, biodiversity preservation, site selection, parks planning, resource management, water use planning, non-market compensation-negotiation and sustainable tourism. He is an economic and strategic planning adviser to UN-HABITAT, an Adjunct Professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia and an Associate at the Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University. William is also approved as a Qualified Supplier of Professional Citizen Engagement Services by the BC Government’s Ministry of Labour, Citizens and Immigration.