In her role as Development Manager, Maya works with non-profit housing providers on all aspects of the development process from initial visioning, to project planning and design, to project construction. Maya brings a diverse set of skills to the role, having worked in the non-profit, private and government sectors on housing, infrastructure and city-building issues. Prior to joining SHS, Maya held the role of Associate Director, Policy and Program Delivery for Sidewalk Labs working on the Quayside development proposal on Toronto’s waterfront.
Prior to joining Sidewalk Labs, Maya spent three years in Ottawa working in the offices of the Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Indigenous Services as a policy advisor. Before moving to Ottawa, Maya managed the Greater Toronto Area Housing Action Lab at Evergreen CityWorks, a collaboration of government, private sector and non-profit organizations working to address housing affordability and sustainability.