Don began his career at a large multi-disciplinary consulting firm in 1971 and left in 1979 to establish Malone Given Parsons Ltd. Don is a founding Partner and the President of Malone Given Parsons Ltd.
Throughout his career, Don has gained diverse experience in the fields of land use planning, municipal development controls and master planning. With his extensive experience, Don frequently plays the role of the lead planner and coordinator of large scale master plans. Don’s leadership skills and broad range of experience in all aspects of development enables him to effectively weave together a mix of planning, environmental and political objectives, with landowners’ aspirations into a fabric of attractive and functional neighborhoods and communities. He has presented expert testimony across a wide range of planning issues before the Ontario Municipal Board.