F. Harry Cummings

  • F. Harry Cummings,Ph.D., R.P.P

Harry is the Director of HCA. Harry Cummings has Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Geography from Clark University and a B.A. Honours from Western. He is a Registered Professional Planner and the President of the Canadian Evaluation Society. His experience includes international rural development and project management of large interdisciplinary rural development projects. In Canadian and international contexts he has also worked on rural-urban issues including migration, land use and regional planning. His urban planning experience includes water conservation, retail planning, transportation planning, industrial planning, economic and financial analysis and zoning and severance issues. He has experience in Canada , USA , Poland , Ethiopia , Malawi all of Southeast Asia , India , Nepal Turkey, Portugal and Panama . His specialty areas include economic impact assessment, evaluation, economic impact of agriculture, survey and research methods. He has managed over 75 major consulting projects with budgets as high as $40 million and as many as 40 staff.

Harry was a full professor at the School of Rural Planning and Development at the University of Guelph . He has supervised over 120 graduate students and has taught graduate courses in Regional Economics, Program Evaluation, Community Economic Development and Research Methods, He is an active community member and has served on the boards of many community organizations. Harry is fluent in French and Indonesian.

To email Harry directly: harry@hcaconsulting.ca

Dr. Cummings heads a core team of multi-disciplinary consultants