Charles Pan is a second-year student in the Master of Community and Regional Planning program at UBC with a focus on economics and housing. He has policy and data experience in economic development, housing, transportation, and education from working in the federal government, at UBC, and in the non-profit sector. Charles holds a BA (Hon.) in Geography, as part of which he studied housing prices in Sydney, Australia. He is interested in using evidence and creative solutions to improve the economic and social well-being of cities. In his free time Charles enjoys building cities in virtual worlds.