Mwarigha

Vice-President Housing & Homelessness Services, Asset Sustainability & Development, WoodGreen

Mwarigha

Vice-President Housing & Homelessness Services, Asset Sustainability & Development, WoodGreen

Biography

Mwarigha is currently Vice-President Housing & Homelessness Services, Asset Sustainability & Development at WoodGreen. Previously, as the General Manager of Peel Housing Corporation and Director in the Human Services Department/ Member of the Commissioner’s Human Services Leadership Team in the Region of Peel. Mwarigha has extensive educational/training foundation including: a Masters in Regional & Urban Planning (UZ) and in Urban Studies (UW) and Non-Profit Leadership & Financial Stewardship certificates from York & Harvard University. Mwarigha is currently Chair of Homeless Connect Toronto and a Board member of Ephraims Place – a community-based organization in the Jane Finch neighbourhood.  Mwarigha has completed research papers and written policy work in areas of service delivery to low income communities, youth, seniors and immigrant settlement.

His previous work experience also includes: Canadian African Newcomer Centre, Social Planning Council of Metro Toronto, Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation, Toronto Community Housing Corporation, and has served as an Executive Thinker-in-Residence in prominent housing organizations in UK, Australia & South Africa. In 2012, Mwarigha completed a week study tour of Sweden’s Municipal sustainability services and green infrastructure planning & implementation.

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