Giulio Cescato is an Associate Director and Senior Planner with IBI Group and is the Practice Lead for Planning in the Toronto Office. Mr. Cescato has over 15 years of progressive planning experience in the City of Toronto and has been qualified as an expert planning witness at the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal and the Assessment Review Board now consolidated as the Ontario Lands Tribunal. Mr. Cescato is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and a Registered Professional Planner. With 13 years of experience as a planner and manager with the City of Toronto Planning Division, Giulio brings the experience and expertise to strategically navigate the Toronto context and the credibility to advance projects to a successful conclusion. As a member of IBI Group’s leadership team, Mr. Cescato is responsible for client relationships, project managing approvals and managing a multidisciplinary team to achieve successful results for clients within the expectations and budget mutually established.