Heather oversees Sustainability and Risk Management in the Water and Marine groups at AECOM. She brings 16+ years of experience in flood risk management, infrastructure planning, landscape architecture, and landscape archaeology for projects focused on human well-being, ecosystem integrity, and national security. Heather previously worked at the US Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters as the Civil Works Sustainability Lead and National Sustainability Program Manager. She assessed existing and proposed water resource projects across all missions to create a national sustainability strategy that addressed urgent, short-, and long-term risks. Heather currently serves as the Lead on the Battery Park City Authority’s South Battery Park City Resiliency Project. In this capacity, she oversees integrated flood risk and public space design, community engagement, and FEMA certification/accreditation as well as operations and maintenance.