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Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief City Planner to Private Sector Mogul | CRELIBRARY Episode #34

Updated: Aug 4, 2020

Jennifer Keesmaat is an urban planner passionate about creating places where people flourish. Named one of the “most powerful people in Canada” by Macleans, one of the “most influential” by Toronto Life, and one of the top Women of Influence in Canada, she spent five years as Toronto’s Chief City Planner, where she was celebrated for her forward thinking and collaborative approach to city-building. Jennifer is the founder and CEO of The Keesmaat Group. Founded in 2018, they work with corporate and political leaders to advance change in cities around the world. Jennifer is also the host of the award winning Invisible City podcast ( As you'll learn in the podcast, she has a new and impactful development already moving on projects. To learn more about Jennifer, visit For more CRELIBRARY visit SHOW LESS


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