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Diana Hamilton is a Senior Architect, Project Manager and Principal at Parsons (formerly Delcan) Corporation, running the Architectural and Urban Design Team and she has acted as Chair of the Corporate Responsibility Committee for the Company. Diana manages the development of new facilities, retrofits, heritage buildings and the public realm. She has more than 22 years of experience working in the private and public sectors, in the areas of infrastructure development, transit, hospitals, art galleries, retail, commercial and institutional buildings, outdoor parkettes and the public realm. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Diana brings an environmentally conscious approach to her work, incorporating sustainability into universally accessible, new and heritage projects. A strong communicator, Diana has managed the facilitation of complex projects through all stages of community and stakeholder engagement. Diana has worked with Frank Gehry at the Power Plant Gallery in Toronto, on the installation of Mr Gehry’s first exhibit in Toronto and she has collaborated on the design of the flagship installation of the development of the Children's Own Museum in Toronto. With KiiA Architecture, Diana helped develop the Dale Chihuly exhibit in the Distillery District and she managed internationally renowned Will Alsop’s first North American architectural studio. Diana volunteers with numerous community groups and participates in design charrettes with not for profit agencies across Ontario, with the goal of infusing art, sustainability and accessibility into projects to create inspirational spaces.