Loreana Marciante, Project Manager, Smart City Challenge, Vulcan

Loreana Marciante, Project Manager, Smart City Challenge, Vulcan

Loreana Marciante works at the intersection of transportation, climate and urban sustainability; managing the Smart City Challenge Initiative, a cooperative effort between Paul G. Allen’s Climate & Energy philanthropic initiatives and the United States Department of Transportation.  Over the last 15 years, Loreana has played a role on multiple urban transportation infrastructure projects, including the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica and the Sound Transit Light Rail System in Seattle, Washington, as well as several commercial real estate development projects in the Seattle region, including award-winning South Lake Union projects by Mr. Allen’s company Vulcan Inc. Loreana holds a Licenciatura in Industrial Engineering from the University of Costa Rica, a M.A. in Environmental Studies from Brown University with emphasis in urban sustainability and transit oriented development, and several professional certificates from the University of Washington.