Greg joined the Office of Housing and Construction Standards in 2000 and was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister in June of 2016. He oversees the area of government responsible for building codes and standards, affordable housing policy and programs, and education and dispute resolution services for landlords and tenants.
Greg completed his graduate studies in City Planning at the University of Manitoba. He also has a Bachelor of Arts (Geography) and Certificate in Urban Studies, both from Simon Fraser University. Greg has also studied real estate at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
Under Greg’s leadership the Office of Housing of Construction Standards has developed the BC Energy Step Code providing a roadmap to net zero energy ready buildings by 2032. Greg’s office developed the regulatory regime to enable construction of the first 18 story mass timber building and will be the first jurisdiction to adopt building codes for mid-rise encapsulated mass timber construction.
Greg is the past President of the Real Estate Institute of BC, having served on the Board of Governors from 2014-2018.