Beyond her professional experience, Imogen is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, in particular advocating for gender equality in the workplace. She is a mentor to women in planning and business through various organisations, and is a STEM Ambassador for young girls in London.
Imogen’s industry experience has also garnered invitations to sit on multiple executive committees across Europe, including Urban Land Institute and Women in Planning, through which she raises awareness for industry best practice and diversity initiatives.
In this interview, Imogen shares how she has been flexible and taken advantage of opportunities in her career.
Moving to London from Canada showed her how facing her fears helped her grow as a person. It also helped her to overcome crippling anxiety and improved her mental health. As a result, she is better at her job, in her relationship and more self-aware.
Having overcome multiple personal challenges throughout her life, Imogen also champions open and honest conversations about mental health, personal expectation, and the importance of self-belief and self-confidence.