Port Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Griffin to the position of Director, Planning & Development.

As Director of Planning & Development, Griffin is responsible for leading the implementation of project agreements with government and commercial partners, ensuring the port authority takes an integrated approach to port planning, development and supply chain activities, and has overall responsibility for the delivery of Port Metro Vancouver’s planning processes and program of development activities.

Griffin brings extensive international experience in the planning, design, and implementation of marine and aviation terminal facilities, and the integration of these facilities with landside transportation systems. He has worked with organizations including Wilbur Smith Systems as Associate in Charge, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments as Director of Planning, Southern California Association of Governments as Senior Regional Planner. Griffin has also worked with organizations in Asia including Pacific Architects & Engineers in Tokyo as Vice President & General Manager, Bechtel Corporation in Hong Kong as Business Development Manager, and Tokyu Corporation in Tokyo as Planner, Office of the President.

Griffin holds a Master of Arts in Urban Planning, a Master of Business Administration in International Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.