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Susanne Desroches

Lecturer; Sustainable Design Manager, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

As the sustainable design manager for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Susanne Desroches is responsible for agency-wide sustainable design efforts and technical reviews for sustainable design efforts, including the World Trade Center and LaGuardia Airport. She also serves as the Port Authority engineering department’s representative on the New York State Climate Action Council and New York City Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability’s Climate Change Adaptation Task Force.


  • M.P.A., Columbia University
  • B.I.D., Pratt Institute