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Adrienne Pacini

Adrienne Pacini


As one of SHS's Partners, Adrienne leads human-centred design research to understand lived experiences of individuals living in Canada’s affordable and supportive housing dwellings. She spends much of her time facilitating multi-stakeholder groups to develop strategies for business model innovation in the housing sector.

Adrienne is involved in all aspects of the firm’s work, including housing market and socio-economic research, strategic planning, community engagement, and service design, mainly for non-profit housing and health care providers. She has a keen interest in designing collaborative processes for solving systemic challenges in our housing and human services systems.

Adrienne is an award-winning member of the Association of Professional Futurists.

Current work

Adrienne is leading SHS’s work on designing new housing solutions through the CMHC Solutions Labs for housing issues in support of Canada’s National Housing Strategy. She is also involved in facilitating innovation and system change work with several municipalities across Canada.


Master of Design, Strategic Foresight and Innovation (OCAD University)

Bachelor of Arts, Urban Systems, Economics, French Language (McGill University)


SHS Consulting is a CMHC Standing Offer Lab Consultant, approved to work on Solutions Labs with your team. Learn more here.