Paula Bustard


Executive Vice President, Development of SmartCentres since August 2019. Previously, Senior Vice President, Development of SmartCentres, from June 2017 to August 2019. Ms. Bustard originally joined the Penguin Group as an Assistant Project Manager in April 2004. She continued to progress through successive levels in development until achieving the level of Vice President in April 2014. Prior to joining the Penguin Group, Ms. Bustard was in Corporate Services, Facilities and Real Estate Strategic Policy and Projects at the City of Toronto from May 2002 to September 2002 and from May 2003 to April 2004. Ms. Bustard holds a Masters in Planning (M.P.I.) from Queen’s University’s School of Urban and Regional Planning, and an Honours BA from McMaster University. She has over 16 years of experience leading all phases of design and development of intensification and redevelopment projects, inclusive of retail, office and residential property types.