Kent is the Principal Planner and owner of EcoVue Consulting. Born and raised in Peterborough, he graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Planning in 2008 with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (B.E.S.). Since coming back to the area and joining the firm in 2009, he has developed excellent skills in policy development, land use analysis, effective community consultation and project management. Kent is currently the planner of record for the Townships of Brock and Otonabee South-Monaghan, and the Towns of Deseronto and Kearney.
He provides planning and project management services for a number of private clients in municipalities from Dufferin County and Simcoe County in the west, to the Region of Durham and the County of Northumberland to the south, the County of Haliburton to the north and the County of Hastings to the east, as well as the City of Kawartha Lakes, and the County and City of Peterborough. Kent has appeared numerous times before the Ontario Land Tribunal (and its predecessors, the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal and the Ontario Municipal Board) as an expert witness in land use planning and development.
In his role as Principal Planner, he oversees the day to day operation of EcoVue’s head office.
Kent is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP).