Principal, Director of Sustainable Development, AECOM
Claire Bonham-Carter is a Principal with AECOM with over 18 years of experience working on climate change planning and sustainable design and construction / sustainability strategy projects for a range of public and private sector clients. Her experience spans policy planning for municipalities, as well as sustainability frameworks and feasibility studies for new and existing mixed-use communities to minimize impact from an environmental, social, and economic perspective. She has worked on climate mitigation plans for US cities including Seattle, Baltimore and New York as well as many smaller California cities and counties, and sustainability design guidelines for masterplans ranging in scale from downtown areas in San Francisco, New Orleans and Sao Paulo, to large new communities in Mexico and China. She also specializes in climate vulnerability and risk assessments and adaptation plans for cities and transportation agencies.
Claire leads the AECOM team working on nearly 30 cities that are part of the Rockefeller Foundation 100 Resilient Cities Program. Claire was named a “Top 40 under 40” by Building Design + Construction magazine.