Our Team

Catherine Tusien

Senior Development Coordinator

Catherine recently joined SHS as Senior Development Coordinator. Prior to joining the SHS Team, she worked in the UK as a Planning Consultant for an urban regeneration firm dedicated to delivering affordable housing for local residents through the construction of 50,000 new homes and 20,00 new jobs by 2037. In this role, she worked with both private and public sector clients such as University College London, Hackman Capital Partners, and London Borough of Barking and Dagenham among others and advised on planning policy, project programmes, mitigation of risk strategies and general planning matters from initial feasibility through construction.

As a Senior Development Coordinator at SHS, Catherine supports affordable housing projects from initial inception to post-construction through out the GTA and Ottawa. She is currently working closely with Indigenous organizations on several affordable housing projects.

Current work


Master of Global Urban Development and Planning, University of Manchester

Bachelors of Arts (Human Geography), University of Toronto

Chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute