Our Team

Aliana Lili Iharosi

Alexa Volkov

Research Analyst, Housing Policy

Alexa recently joined SHS as a Research Analyst, Housing Policy. In this role, Alexa conducts literature reviews and environmental scans, and identifies, gathers, and analyzes demographic, economic, financial, market or industry data or information in order to inform or evaluate public policy initiatives and monitor key trends.

Prior to joining SHS, she worked as a Junior Planner, supporting residential, commercial, and industrial development in Southern Ontario. She further brings her background in student life engagement and research in Housing Economics and Psychology.

Alexa is passionate about affordable housing, civic engagement, accessible design, and other forms of equitable social policy, and often volunteers with campaigns or local groups which support the same.

Current work

Alexa is working on a number of housing needs assessments and policy reviews.


Master of Planning (Toronto Metropolitan University)

Bachelor of Science (University of Toronto)