I am motivated by the challenge of better understanding, measuring, and amplifying the links between the tangible and the intangible, the physical and the social.
Fiona comes from an architecture and advocacy background. She's fascinated by the relationships between physical and social infrastructure, and how our built environments can amplify equity and community capacity.
Fiona has played a pivotal role in creating Advisory Services to build clients’ understanding of, and action on, accessibility and inclusivity. She co-developed hcma’s white paper titled Designing for Inclusivity: Strategies for Universal Washrooms and Change Rooms, which has been referenced by governments, educational institutions, and designers across Canada. Fiona shares learnings and best practices across teams and works with them to embed inclusive design strategies throughout project phases. She is a Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Professional and a member of the program’s Technical Subcommittee.