Kalen Anderson

Kalen Anderson is a registered professional planner with a personal and professional commitment to building sustainable partnerships, communities, cities and city-regions.

She is the Executive Director for the Urban Development Institute – Edmonton Metro and previously served as Vice President of Capital Planning and Chief Planner with the National Capital Commission in Ottawa as well as a Planning Director and senior leader at the City of Edmonton for over a decade. Collaborative decision-making, successful relationship building, and strategic communications are at the heart of her practice. A passionate and dedicated city-builder, Kalen’s leadership is founded on a broad understanding of urban and regional policy, economic development, and community engagement to support growth and change.