MSc, MCIP, RPP
David Aston became a Partner at MHBC in 2010. David provides a variety of planning services for the public and private sectors ranging from project planner for the Township of Guelph Eramosa to project management for residential/commercial/industrial development and policy planning.
Before joining the firm in 2004, David held various positions with the Niagara Escarpment Commission, the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Peel. In addition to development and policy review, David assisted in the preparation of growth management strategies for the Region of Waterloo and the Region of Peel in his public sector work experience. David coordinates planning projects, including municipal review and approval, is a project team member for Subwatershed Studies, and participates on technical committees for Class Environmental Assessments.
In addition to making professional presentations and guest lectures at Brock University, Mohawk College, and the University of Waterloo, David is actively involved with OPPI being a member of the Policy Development Committee; chair of the Economic Development Working Group; and an examiner for the Professional Planner designation. David also sits on the Board of Directors for the Waterloo Region Homebuilders' Association.
David received his Honours Bachelor of Arts (Geography) from Laurentian University in 1998 and received his Master of Science (Rural Planning and Development) from the University of Guelph in 2000. David is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and a Registered Professional Planner.