Appointed by the government of Canada in January 2017.
Mazyar Mortazavi, President and CEO of TAS, is a prominent Toronto city builder with a passion for community-based initiatives. As an entrepreneur for the public good, Mazyar operates on the philosophy that connected communities lead to more beautiful, resilient cities. With this passion for cities, he spearheads projects and initiatives that celebrate culture and art, prioritize sustainability, and foster positive neighbourhood relationships.
After receiving his undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and Masters in Architecture from the University of Waterloo, Mazyar joined TAS, the family business. Over the past 16 years, he has applied a strong environmental and progressive approach to business earning TAS a B Corp certification and numerous project awards. Under Mazyar’s direction, TAS is on the leading edge of change, developing beautifully designed residential and commercial buildings in multiple urban neighbourhoods.
Mazyar’s is actively involved with a variety of different not-for-profit and community groups.