August 11, 2010
Claire Bonham-Carter, 36
Director of sustainable development
AECOM, Los Angeles
MA, Cambridge University
Oversees sustainable design and construction practice at AECOM’s California-based firms EDAW and DMJM H&N, and at UK affiliate Faber Maunsell.
Experience includes projects for public- and private-sector clients, and local, regional, and national governments. Sustainability efforts focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Headed project team consulting with Seattle on city’s carbon-neutral initiatives.
Produced London’s Renewables Toolkit; document helps London developers implement policies related to mandatory renewable energy provisions.
Produced “Everyday Environmentalism, Guide for Green Teams” internal document outlining firm’s sustainable efforts.
Independent director, Islington (UK) housing management company (2003-2006).
Frequent guest lecturer on sustainability and climate change.
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Motivation: Convincing people to tread lightly on Planet Earth.
Enjoys biking and rock climbing.