Barbara Miszkiel, EDAC, LEED AP
Director of Health, Canada
Barbara Miszkiel is the director of health in Canada based in the Toronto, Ontario office where she works to expand and enhance our work throughout Ontario. With over 30 years of experience, Barbara’s drive, creative energy and novel problem-solving skills combine business strategy with design to address client needs through unique and forward-thinking solutions.
Barbara’s expertise and deep understanding of both the sub-acute care and mental and behavioural health markets is a tremendous addition to our global practice. She has worked on projects throughout Ontario, including children’s treatment centres, mental health centres and hospital redevelopments.
Throughout her career, Barbara has explored the boundaries of established thinking to create unique healing spaces with clients. She has been a specialist consultant for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and an advisory board member for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in both Architecture and Environmental Studies at the University of Waterloo, and is both EDAC and LEED AP certified. She also completed the DIS Studio Program in Copenhagen, Denmark.