Ashley first joined Malone Given Parsons Ltd. as a co-op student in 2014, and then as a Planner in 2016. She has experience in preparing planning opinion reports, conducting due diligence, market and demographic analysis, and assisting with preparing development applications. She is responsible for background research, interpretation and review of provincial and regional statutes and policies, including official plans and zoning by-laws, along with various other land use control tools. Carrying out these projects has allowed Ashley to acquire experience in provincial, regional and municipal planning policy, retail/commercial inventories, economic impact evaluation, and analysis of demographics and forecasts. In her spare time, Ashley loves to hike, paddle and play soccer and is always looking for new places to travel and explore.