Scott Mackie

Manager, Planning Department at City of Edmonton

SCOTTMACKIE is the Manager of the Current PlanningBranch with the City of Edmonton’s Sustainable Development Department. He comesto the role after 20 years with the City of Calgary, where he began intransportation and worked his way up to Manager of Business Strategy andOperations. The opportunity to influence the growth and development of oneCanada’s most innovative cities is what brought Scott back to his childhoodhome in 2009. As Branch Manager, Scott’s work, and that of Current Planning, isto facilitate the effective use of land and increase economic opportunitiesthat ultimately contribute to Edmonton’s reputation as a great place to live,work and do business. Having lived in Edmonton and Calgary, Scott understandsthe issues facing development in Alberta. He is a member of the Institute ofTransportation Engineers and a provisional member of the Alberta ProfessionalPlanners Institute. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science and a Master’s ofBusiness Administration from the University of Calgary. He is the father offive and recently became a grandfather.