Jason Dias

Senior Consultant

t. +416 367 3535 / 229
e. jdias@mdbinsight.com

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Jason DiasJason is a Senior Consultant at MDB. Since joining the team in 2011, he has contributed to broad range of economic development strategies, community development plans, and cultural planning and sector based studies.

Several of Jason’s projects involve the development of long-term initiatives, best practice research, facilitation of community engagement activities, and the use of geospatial programs to connect relationships between place and statistics. Fascinated by the ever growing technologies that are influencing the design and feel of cities today, Jason is constantly expanding his knowledge and applying it to his projects.

Growing up in Toronto, Jason was eager to explore beyond his local borders. Always prepared to take spontaneous trips across the region, he has developed a passion for place-based experiences. Jason is also an active community leader with an interest in bottom-up development. Through his community work he has been a part of decision-making activities that have impacted the development of his city and neighbourhood.

Jason is currently involved with the EDCO Young Professionals Network and Ryerson University’s Urban and Regional Planning Alumni Association.  He holds a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning degree from Ryerson University and is pursuing his Ec. D. certification.

Jason lives in Toronto with his wife Tanya. As a proud Torontonian, he bleeds blue and white every winter season.