Program Director, McConnell Foundation, Montreal
Dr. Jayne Engle leads the McConnell Foundation’s Cities initiatives. She has sought to catalyze change through participatory city planning and policy innovation in diverse settings -- from economic transition in Eastern Europe, to urban development and collaborative governance in the US, UK and Canada, to participatory community research in Haiti. She is passionate about bridging innovative local action with systems and structural change, particularly in ways that foster freedom and flourishing of people. She is adjunct professor at McGill University School of Urban Planning, and on many boards including Participatory City Global Advisory, Beyond Borders, and Intelligent Communities Forum jury.