Jim Baird

Commissioner of Development Services City of Markham

Jim Baird, is the Commissioner of Development Services, City of Markham, Ontario. His portfolio includes Planning and Urban Design, Engineering, Building Services and Economic Development.

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson Polytechnic University (1980), and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from York University (1988). He is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, and is a Registered Professional Planner.

He has over 30 years of experience in municipal planning and administration.
The City of Markham is a leading edge, award winning municipality in the area of community planning, urban design and development practices.