As a technical expert and climate lead, Beauvais will assist HDR teams and clients with implementing performance-based risk assessment, climate change assessment and adaptation plans, vulnerability assessments, business continuity planning, greenhouse gas management plans, asset management plans, and more.
Beauvais has more than 30 years of experience as an Architect, Planner, and Urban Designer primarily in the northeastern United States. Early in her career, she gained expertise planning for communities in Boston before moving to France where she contributed to the development of a GIS-based, 3D software for the visualization of planning strategies for European cities.
More recently, she worked as a Senior Leader in the resiliency and sustainability field for other consulting firms. Beauvais also worked for several years at Harvard University for the sustainable development of the Allston campus.
“Resiliency to climate change is more than a technical challenge, it is a transforming event for our built environment and operation processes,” said Transportation Sustainability and Resiliency Director Pam Yonkin. “It requires cross-disciplinary expertise to provide for complete solutions. With Nathalie on our team, our clients will be able to better enhance their environments through access to more world-class knowledge in resiliency for built assets, ecosystems, and communities.”