Melissa A. Harclerode, Ph.D., BCES
“It’s important that project findings be supported by high-quality data and that the decision-making process is aided by those results,” says sustainability and green cleanups discipline leader Melissa Harclerode.
Melissa brings about 20 years of experience developing and applying integrated assessment approaches to define sustainability objectives and evaluate environmental, social, and economic impacts of environmental infrastructure and restoration projects.
She also boasts experience managing cross discipline sustainability experts to assist with a wide range of sustainability strategy planning, assessment, and best practices. That work ranges from decarbonization to social responsibility to environmental footprint analysis; from life cycle assessment to community impact evaluation to stakeholder engagement; and from air quality/GHG emission reporting and forecasting, to energy and water balance/auditing, to solid waste and natural capital management.
“CDM Smith provides a collaborative work environment with leading experts and opportunities to participate in innovative research and development, with the goal of delivering the best outcome to our clients and their stakeholders,” she says.