Ed Sajecki is the Commissioner of Planning and Building for the City of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest City, where he has overall responsibility to provide professional advice on matters of planning policy, development applications and building construction. Prior to that, he was Assistant Deputy Minister with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing of the Province of Ontario, responsible for land use planning, building and housing, and previously provincial-municipal relations. Mr. Sajecki has wide ranging senior executive experience in urban planning, development and management with local governments and served as Commissioner of Planning and Economic Development for several cities within the Greater Toronto Area. Mr. Sajecki is a civil engineer and professional planner. He has international experience related to local government in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean and has provided advice to governments on strategic planning, sustainable development/smart growth, and economic development. He is a member of the Board of Directors and a past president of the Association of Ontario Land Economists (AOLE), sits on the Governance Committee of the Urban Land Institute’s Toronto District Council and is a past Board member of the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI).