Introducing Hazel Borys

Hazel Borys

Hazel Borys is President of PlaceMakers, Inc., in Canada and PlaceMakers, LLC in the USA, city planning firms working to advance the livability conversation. Borys and her team are passionate about walkable urban and rural places, and believe that diverse, character-rich neighbourhoods can actually make us happier and reverse the velocity of climate change. She guides governments around the world through policy and land use law reforms and helps developers get things built under the increasingly prevalent form-based codes of the new economy. Hazel is an engineer with an MBA, specializing in finance and marketing. She is coauthor of the Pandemic Toolkit,, and Hazel is a blogger, and serves on the boards of the Transect Codes Council and the Winnipeg Foundation and member of the Winnipeg Art Gallery Associates.