Matthew joined Malone Given Parsons Ltd. in 2003. He has progressed from project manager and land use planner to Principal responsible for guiding planning initiatives through municipal and regional approval processes. His work includes master planning and project management for landowner groups, growth management and policy creation for municipal clients, and the preparation and management of development applications for individual landowners. Current projects include involvement in the Town of East Gwillimbury’s Official Plan review and the preparation of a master plan for new development areas north of Whitby, Ontario. Matthew is familiar with best practices of sustainability in the planning process, smart growth and growth management techniques. His current research initiatives include the formulation of best practices and approaches to sustainability in the land use planning process.