Judy Tse

Director of Strategic Capital Coordination Office | City of Toronto

As the Director of Strategic Capital Coordination Office with the City of Toronto, Judy is currently building a new team from conception where she will lead a team of professional staff to enhance the coordination of major capital initiatives and construction programs across the City. Prior to that, Judy held the role of Director of Strategic Policy & Programs in the office of the Infrastructure Services Deputy City Manager where she led and supported a number of corporate initiatives. Judy has served as Interim Chief Engineer and Executive Director of Engineering Construction Services with the City of Toronto, responsible in delivering engineering and construction services of $1B of municipal infrastructure programs annually. Prior to that, Judy was the Director of Engineering Review overseeing the delivery of engineering services in support of City building through the review and approval of land development applications and transit expansion programs.

Judy graduated from the University of Waterloo in Civil Engineering and is a licensed professional. She started her career in the private sector followed by the City of Vancouver before joining the City of Toronto in 2003 working in Transportation Services, Toronto Water and Engineering & Construction Services where she held several diverse and progressive leadership roles.

A dedicated advocate for diversity and inclusion, Judy founded and launched the Women in Construction Chapter of the Toronto Public Service Women’s Network that provides a forum for women and equity seeking groups in the Toronto public service and its partners for sharing experiences, career development, mentorship, and outreach. She also led the charge in the creation and implementation of an Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan for Engineering and Construction Services.