About Us

Aidan Shirley

Event Associate

Aidan Shirley joined the Columbia Institute as a practicum student in 2019 and has since completed his BA in Applied Geography at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. His interests include urban sustainability and environmental planning, with past research projects focusing on the benefits of car-free urban centres, the spatial distribution of non-market housing in the City of Vancouver, and governance issues related to water resources in Ecuador. In the future, Aidan hopes to help shape healthier, more sustainable communities that work for everyone. Contact Aidan via email.