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Kim	Fowler

Kim Fowler

Principal @ Sustainability Makes Cents Consulting - Canada

Bio

Kim Fowler is a professional planner and sustainability expert with over 30 years’ experience working with BC and Alberta local governments.Kim project managed the redevelopment of the Victoria Dockside lands, which were awarded the highest LEED™ Platinum point total in the world for the first two development phases by the successful land sale developers. The Dockside Green project has won over 20 international to local sustainability awards. She has authored a book on the 18-year project history, a comprehensive and unique analysis, including business case, civic engagement, development concept, land sale and 10 years of operation.Her design of the Sustainability Initiative for the City of Port Coquitlam integrated 12 land development activities, including the first Triple Bottom Line assessment for development applications in North America and the first green roof regulation in Canada. The Initiative won a Smart Growth BC award. Kim also project managed the purchase and repurposing of two bankrupted hotels into first stage and integrated housing through multiple agency partnerships which enabled full capital cost recovery for the City of Victoria. The partnership project won Provincial and national awards.More recently, she project managed the implementation of the Waterfront Area Plan for the Town of Ladysmith in collaboration with the Stz’uminus First Nation. She is the Manager of Long-Range Planning, Sustainability and Energy with the Regional District of Nanaimo, currently working on implementing Corporate Carbon Neutral 2032 Plan and a strategy for immediate action on climate change.