Christina Heydorn

Award Nomination:

Urban Planning and Design


City of Toronto


Senior Planner




Christina is an urban planner and land economist committed to building great places. In her role as a Senior Planner, Christina develops and advises on policy, primarily as it relates to Toronto's long-term economic health. Her work serves to protect and promote the City's employment areas, office space supply, and cultural industries. Christina's experience includes the development of planning policy, urban designs, and business cases for urban waterfront projects, including assignments in West Africa and the Middle East. Christina regularly contributes to professional learning and development opportunities with a focus on waterfronts, urban planning, and economic development. She has shared Toronto's waterfront development and activation success story at events including the Liverpool International Waterfront Forum and Jacksonville, Florida's JAX Chamber Leadership Trip.