Gary Pooni

Pooni Group Inc.

Gary Pooni is president of Pooni Group Inc., an urban planning and communications consulting firm with 30 years of experience implementing residential, commercial and public projects across North America. He serves on the boards of the Provincial Health Services Authority, Urban Development Institute, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association and others.

FUN FACT: “I died and came back to life! November 2019, I went into sudden cardiac arrest and barely survived. Life is an incredible, beautiful gift. I wake up every morning happy to be alive.” BUCKET LIST: “Working alongside my son one day.” BIGGEST LESSON: “You won’t always love your job – you just need to believe in it. And some advice: remember your mentors. Sharing of experiences is immensely valuable to one’s career.”