Malak Hakim AICP, is a nationally accredited urban planner with a broad range of experience with complex, multi-disciplinary, and multi-level planning for current and long-range projects. She has worked on creating planning documents for various communities including Affordable Housing Plans, MainStreet Master Plans, Comprehensive Plans, and Environmental Impact Studies. Malak also facilitates rezoning applications, annexations, variances, site plans, and construction permits. She has drafted custom zoning regulations as the primary author of a community level master plan that addresses projected population growth for a future planned community. Malak works with a broad range of clients and stakeholders. She provides representation at meetings with governmental agencies, neighborhood organizations, and public hearings. During her graduate studies at the University of Waterloo, Malak was a teaching assistant where she led seminars for several undergraduate courses on planning history, theory, and law. Malak holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies in Planning from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor in Environmental Studies with a concentration in urban and regional environments from York University.