Tahereh Granpayehvaghei


Tahereh is a senior consultant at StrategyCorp with a background in urban planning, public policy, and cross-disciplinary research in collaborative working environments. With her education and experience, Tahereh brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role at StrategyCorp, where she is committed to helping clients develop effective strategies for innovative and sustainable growth and development. Her passion for urban planning and public policy is evident in her work, and she is dedicated to making a positive impact on the communities she serves. Tahereh has a deep understanding of Ontario’s planning system as well as municipal development approvals and permit processes. She is also experienced leading multinational research teams and conducting rigorous data analysis.

Tahereh has extensively worked with different levels of government, municipalities, non-profit organizations, research centers, and private consulting firms in Canada, the United States, England, and Iran. She has a working experience on a diverse range of topics including economic development, transportation equity, community engagement, cultural investment, and housing. In her previous role, Tahereh was the lead researcher and project coordinator at a non-profit organization in the City of Toronto where she contributed to developing culturally informed policies to support ethnic artists and art professionals in the post-COVID time. Prior to that, she was a researcher at the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions, and Dollars, a US-Department of Transportation funded research center in Texas and participated in a several planning and transportation related projects.

Tahereh holds a PhD in Urban Planning and Public Policy from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and a master’s degree in Urban Regeneration from the University College London (UCL). She has taught courses on urban affairs and public policy at UTA.

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