Nigel Molaro works with both the tangible and intangible dimensions of heritage. A graduate of the internationally-renowned Willowbank School in Queenston, Ontario, he is capable at the intersection of diverse disciplines in conservation theory and practice. Nigel¹s emerging work with places of cultural significance builds on a dynamic career in the public realm.
His portfolio of heritage projects includes design principles for Canada’s Parliament Building, the structural preservation of Parliament’s stone towers, and a study guiding change in Toronto’s Kensington Market. Nigel¹s contributions to strategic plans, studies and evaluations include historic properties and districts in Hamilton, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Halifax.
Prior to joining the conservation field, Nigel worked at the intersection of government, business and nonprofits, including designing place-based political programming across Canada and throughout the world. He holds a bilingual degree in communications from the University of Ottawa and has also undertaken language, culture and conservation studies overseas.
Recognized with national honours for his voluntary service, Nigel serves on the board of Willowbank and is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. His interests include places of worship, mid-20th century architecture, Indigenous culture and his native prairies.