City Manager Horacio Galanti brings over 20 years of municipal government experience to the City of Airdrie. Mr. Galanti joins us from the City of Grand Prairie where he recently served as City Manager. His senior leadership background also includes extensive experience across a wide variety of local government departments such as engineering, planning, infrastructure, transportation, public works, community safety, social services, economic development, and sustainability.
Mr. Galanti is a Professional Civil Engineer (P.Eng) with licenses in British Columbia, Alberta and Cordoba, Argentina. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Governance Professionals of Canada, Alberta Data Partnerships, and the APEX Supplementary Pension Plan.
Mr. Galanti is well-known in the mountain climbing world and has been the leader on multiple expeditions to the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, the north and south poles, as well as Mount Everest summits from both faces via Nepal and Tibet. He also enjoys ultra-mountain trail running and has completed the Canadian Death Race Solo multiple times.