ARIBA (Rtd), MRTPI (Rtd), FCIP (Rtd), Hon AIBC

With more than 50 years of architectural, urban design and planning practice, Ray Spaxman, President of Ray Spaxman Consulting Ltd, has refocussed his practice to provide his advice based on extensive and successful senior experience in public service and in private practice.

Ray was in public service from 1956 to 1966 in England, in Coventry, King’s Lynn, Norwich and Liverpool. He moved to Canada in 1966, and was Deputy Chief Planner for the City of Toronto until 1973 when he was appointed as Director of Planning, Subdivision Approving Officer, Chair of the Development Permit Board and member of the Urban Design Panel for the City of Vancouver, until 1989.

Since 1989, Ray has advised numerous public and private clients in Canada and abroad. Principal works have included planning for cities, city centres and large sites, preparing high building and development policies, heritage management programs, transit planning, citizen engagement, zoning, housing and neighbourhood planning and development strategies.


Contact Ray at:

Ray Spaxman Consulting Ltd


2144 Nelson Ave.
West Vancouver BC
V7V 2P7