Aine Brazil of Thornton Tomasetti Honored as Woman of Influence
Aine Brazil, vice chairman and managing principal of Thornton Tomasetti, was recently honored by Real Estate Forum as part of the publication’s annual Women of Influence feature in the July/August 2011 issue. Out of more than 200 nominations, Ms. Brazil was one of 51 selected whose accomplishments were recognized.
- One of the industry’s most celebrated structural engineers, Ms. Brazil was recently promoted to vice chairman of the 550-person international engineering firm and is one of the few women to attain such a prominent position in the field. She is currentlyresponsible for the design and construction of high-rise offices, residential buildings, mixed-use projects, hotels, air-rights projects, hospitals and parking garages.
- Ms. Brazil’s recent contributions to real estate development extend across the globe and include the Hudson Yards project and Eleven Times Square in New York City; Devon Energy Headquarters in Oklahoma City; and the Soyak Tower in Istanbul, Turkey.
- In her new role as vice chairman and a member of the executive board of Thornton Tomasetti, Ms. Brazil will continue to foster development of innovative and cutting-edge design practices and project delivery methodology, which also leads to improving the efficiency of the company.