Mayor of Edmonton, Canada
Since his election as Edmonton’s 35th Mayor in 2013, Mayor Don Iveson has set his sights on transforming Edmonton into a one of Canada’s very best places to build something great. Mayor Iveson has earned a reputation for being pragmatic, creative and collaborative in his approach to leading the City of Edmonton through a period of incredible growth. Harnessing a renewed energy in the city, his focus is on four key priorities: building a more uplifting and inclusive city, building a more resilient and green city, building a more prosperous and competitive region, and leading an effective and open local government. Prior to his election, Mayor Iveson served two terms as a City Councillor before running for Mayor. He and his partner, Sarah Chan, serve the community together while raising two young children.