Steve WillisGeneral Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development at City of Ottawa
Stephen Willis is the General Manager of the City of Ottawa's Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department. Mr. Willis is a Registered Professional Planner and Professional Land Economist with more than 20 years of experience in the public and private sector. Mr. Willis has held a number of positions in the Ottawa area, including Executive Director of the Capital Planning Branch for the National Capital Commission, and positions with major multidisciplinary consulting firms.
Mr. Willis is responsible for increasing the City's economic viability through planning and infrastructure initiatives as well as finding economic opportunities to create new growth and prosperity in the Ottawa area. As General Manager, Mr. Willis is responsible for a $74 million operating budget and a $351 million capital budget, along with the management of risks, service delivery, organizational effectiveness and execution on major projects.