General manager of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
Malcolm is an accomplished municipal executive with over 35 years of experience in parks and recreation management. Prior to arriving in Vancouver, he was the director of recreation for Toronto and played a key role in the amalgamation of seven Parks and Recreation Departments.
Malcolm reports to Canada’s only elected Park Board of seven commissioners and provides leadership in the delivery of parks and recreation services that are environmentally sustainable, diverse, culturally sensitive, accessible, and fiscally responsible. The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation maintains more than 230 parks and 40 major facilities throughout the City of Vancouver.
His position leads the development of strategy, policy, tactics, and operational plans to maximize public parks and recreation services in Vancouver. Malcolm is also the vice-chair of the Pacific National Exhibition Board and co-chair of the Joint Child Care Council.
Malcolm’s Park Board team has led the way in significant policy development including an Urban Forest Strategy, a Trans* and Gender-Variant Inclusion policy, a Biodiversity Strategy, and improving access to services for all residents.