Prior to his current position, Andy Yan was a professional urban planner and researcher who worked on non-profit and private sector projects across North America. He is a director of the Planning Institute of British Columbia and a member of the City of Burnaby’s Zero-Emission Building Retrofit Task Force.
EDUCATION: Master of arts (urban planning), University of California at Los Angeles.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Carol Lee with her commitment to service and philanthropy to the City of Vancouver.
RECOMMENDED READING: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions – Thomas Kuhn.
BIGGEST LESSON: Always do your homework.”