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Brad Stevens

L. BRAD STEVENS, LL.B., M.B.A., ICD.D

Title: Deputy City Manager & Chief Resilience Officer

Areas of focus:

As Deputy City Manager, Brad is responsible for providing oversight and strategy development for the integrated management of the Corporation’s assets, including direct management and oversight for the Facility Management, Fleet Services, Corporate Analytics & Innovation, Supply Management, Resilience & Infrastructure Calgary and the Real Estate & Development Services business units. Additionally, he has oversight of the Intergovernmental & Corporate Strategy division, as well as the Major Projects including arena discussions.

Career history:

Brad began his career with The City of Calgary in 1992 as an articling student to the City Solicitor after graduating from the University of Calgary’s Law School. Subsequently, continuing his tenure with the Law Department for the next 6 years. Since 1999, Brad has held various management, leadership and senior administrative positions with The City of Calgary. In 2004, he returned to the University of Calgary to complete his MBA while continuing to work for The City. Brad was appointed The City’s first Deputy City Manager in 2015, and most recently named Calgary’s Chief Resilience Officer. Brad is now in his 25th year of service at The City of Calgary.

Leadership philosophy:

Brad’s leadership philosophy centres on having a well thought out plan to execute on strategy. As part of this, he believes it’s critical to build collaborative relationships, focus on a few critically important goals for the team, and encourages frequent communication with an open door approach. He empowers people to make decisions by sharing information and encourages strategic thinking throughout the execution process to ensure agility, accountability and the realization of goals.