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Champa M. Maduranayagam

Champa M. Maduranayagam

CAP Young Planners Co-Chair for International Co-operation.

Bio

Champa, merges Project Management with Transportation planning and business development expertise and has a talent for transforming ideas into growth opportunities and impactful results. She is a Canadian Registered Professional Planner (RPP/MCIP) and is currently the Transportation Specialist to the Chief Safety Officer at the City of Ottawa, based in the capital of Canada. In 2017, she managed a portfolio of public sector Transportation assets and infrastructure valuated at $40+ million dollars, for the City of Prince George, and Province of British Columbia. Her public sector experience also encompasses front-line operations and planning with the City of Calgary (2014) and City of Edmonton (2019) in Alberta, Canada. In 2020, Champa founded HERessa Health a Holistic Beauty, and Lifestyle Service, and is currently launching War Child of Peace a Defense and Government sector Consultancy, based in Toronto, Canada and serving both the domestic and international markets.Champa excels at building relationships with all tiers of management, across government and industry, and with members of the community to create a united vision, including BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and [Dis]Abled stakeholders. As a next-generation leader, she has been recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners, 2021 Emerging Leaders Program and was previously alumna of the Institute for Change Leaders, 2017 and Forum for Young Canadians, 2006.Champa is a practitioner, creator, changemaker and innovator and you can connect with her on her website to learn more www.Champa.ca.