Terry grew up in a rural setting in North-West British Columbia and gradually found his passion in sustainability and planning. During the completion of his commerce bachelor’s degree, Terry encountered an environmental planning course and knew he found his calling. After taking time to travel in South America and Europe he returned to study sustainable development and began his Master’s degree in Urban Studies. Terry has experience in green building, transportation, and housing related research in design and policy. Terry believes in strong and sustainable neighborhoods first then how they are connected to the city at large.