Katie ParisDirector, Building LeBreton at National Capital Commission
As Director, Building LeBreton, Katie Paris oversees the planning and implementation of the NCC’s new approach to redeveloping LeBreton Flats, ensuring an open and collaborative approach to master planning and a rigorous and market-tested phasing strategy.
In her former role as a Director in the Capital Planning Branch, Katie led the National Capital Commission’s Real Estate Transactions and Development and Environment divisions. She negotiated complex land transaction agreements with the NCC’s partners and oversaw the Acquisition and Disposal Fund and the development of the NCC’s Sustainable Development Strategy.
Katie previously had 20 years’ experience in the public, non-profit and private sectors in both the US and Canada. She was a Director in Project Development at PPP Canada, where she led efforts to develop public transit projects. She has served as an advisor in sustainability and green buildings, has facilitated integrated design processes and achieved certification as a LEED AP in Neighbourhood Development. Her transactional experience includes real estate acquisitions and dispositions of brownfields, as well as land conservation transactions for a US-based non-profit land trust.
Katie holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, a Master’s of Environmental Studies from the Yale School of Forestry, and a bachelor’s from Stanford University.