Carolyn Lane


Carolyn Lane
Vice President, Member Engagement

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  • Master of Business Administration (MBA with Distinction), University of Leicester, UK
  • Master of Arts (MA), Urban & Economic Geography, University of Toronto
  • Certificate in Town and Country Planning, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Hons. BES), Urban & Regional Planning, University of Waterloo

Carolyn is responsible for membership recruitment, retention and engagement at REALPAC and growing the value proposition for the Chief Executives of REALPAC Member Companies. She manages the delivery of several Member-only events including the Chief Executive Summit, Chief Executive Policy Roundtables, Bank of Canada Dinner and the Annual General Meeting. Carolyn also provides strategic direction to the Associations’ research and environmental programs, marketing and communications, and policy and government relations areas. She Co-Chairs the Human Resources Committee and provides oversight, support, maintenance and enhancement of the Capital Markets Committee, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Committee, Human Resources Committee (including the Canadian Real Estate Compensation Survey), Fund Management Committee and the Research Advisory Committee. Carolyn is also responsible for a number of special events at the Association including the Human Resources Summit, and three industry receptions held the evening prior to the RealCapital Conference, the RealREIT Conference and the Green Real Estate Conference. She oversees marketing and communications at the Association in addition to media relations.

Carolyn joined REALPAC in June 2000, with significant experience as a management and land use planning/development consultant. Prior to joining REALPAC, Carolyn was a Senior Associate and Senior Planner at Dillon Consulting Limited and was a Manager in Arthur Andersen’s Real Estate Advisory Services Group. Her career focused on the provision of consulting services including corporate real estate, site location/relocation, project management of multi-disciplinary land use and environment projects (nationally and internationally), public consultation, and real property disposition initiatives for public and private sector clients.

Carolyn holds the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the Canadian Society of Association Executives, is a full Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP), and is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) in the Province of Ontario. She is an avid equestrian, enjoys world travel and has recently taken up snowshoeing.






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