BMATH, MAES, MCIP, RPP
Mr. Franklin holds a Bachelor of Mathematics Degree and a Masters Degree in Planning from the University of Waterloo. He is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) in Ontario.
Mr. Franklin began his career at Procter and Gamble Inc. in 1980 in the Management Systems Department. As his career progressed at P&G, he was responsible for managing various aspects of the operation including the Sales and Advertising Systems section. In 1991, Mr. Franklin left P&G to focus on his family and community. In 1997 he was awarded the Adult Volunteer of the Year Award for the Town of Oakville.
In 1997, Mr. Franklin was elected Local and Regional Councillor for Ward 6 in Oakville sitting on the Town of Oakville Council and Halton Regional Council. In this capacity, he quickly demonstrated his leadership abilities in his role as Chair of the Health and Social Services Standing Committee, Chair of the Halton Housing Authority, President of the Halton Community Housing Corporation, Chair of the Town and Regional Development Charges Advisory Committees, Chair of the Town Hall Expansion Committee and other leadership roles. In addition, Mr. Franklin played an important role on the Town Planning and Development Council, Community Services Committee, Oakville Public Library Board, Halton Children’s Aid Society, Halton-Peel District Health Council and other agencies, boards and commissions.
In 2003, Mr. Franklin left public service to obtain his Masters Degree in Planning at the University of Waterloo, specializing in Land Development Planning. Mr. Franklin joined Weston Consulting in June of 2006 and quickly immersed himself in the business. He has achieved success in a broad cross section of land development files and has assumed a leadership role managing a variety of complex projects.
In addition to his ongoing project file responsibilities, Mr. Franklin, as a Vice President of Weston Consulting, is responsible for expanding the firm’s business opportunities in the west GTA, including Peel Region, Halton Region and points west.