Mark T. Brandt, OAA, RAIC, LEED AP BD&C, CAHP, is a registered professional Senior Conservation Architect & Urbanist, with over 30 years of experience in these fields. Brandt has been called as an expert witness for both the Ontario Conservation Review Board and the Ontario Municipal Board. Clients from a range of both private and public sectors, such as municipalities, Government of Canada, National Capital Commission, school boards, real estate developers, the Ontario Heritage Trust, and many others, appreciate the broad expertise that Brandt and the MTBA team bring to a project. Brandt earned Bachelor of Architecture & Bachelor of Environmental Design Science degrees from Dalhousie University, Halifax. He completed a joint Dalhousie/University of Waterloo research thesis in architecture and urban design at Rome, Italy (1981) and has undertaken postgraduate studies in Architectural Restoration and Conservation with Dalhousie (1997). After eight years working as an Intern Architect through to an Associate Architect, Mark completed over 14 years as a Partner in Thompson Brandt Architects, before evolving it into the sole proprietorship MTBA in 2003, to focus mainly on public places, urban infill, adaptive reuse and conservation-related projects. Mark is the lead technical and advisory resource for the National coalition, Waterfront Ottawa and has been Chair of the City of Ottawa Heritage Advisory Committee (LACAC), and has given seminars (for example, to CMHC and City of Ottawa staff) on LEED ND (for Sustainable Neighbourhood Development). A former Director of CAHP, the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals, Mark currently sits on the Boards of the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Mark was awarded the Ontario Conservation Achievement Award, among many others.