Lisa Beyer is a Manager for Urban Water Infrastructure at the World Resources Institute. She is responsible for developing and scaling financially innovative, environmentally-sustainable municipal water management solutions in cities across the country. As part of the Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure Initiatives at WRI, the goal of this work is to capture co benefits of urban greening by employing advance capital planning and integrated project delivery that can attract new investment.
Lisa is leading the development of the Joint Benefits Authority, a WRI partnership with Encourage Capital and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, that will allow departments within a city to jointly plan, implement and finance resilient public infrastructure that strengthens communities by capturing co benefits inherent in integrated solutions.
For the last twenty years, Lisa has been designing and managing urban infrastructure projects in New York City, St. Louis, Philadelphia, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Lisa is committed to design that advances sustainability, involves meaningful public engagement, placemaking, and long-term viability from project concept through operations and maintenance.