Amy Hattan leads Thornton Tomasetti's corporate sustainability department, which includes meeting responsibilities of the AIA 2030 Commitment. Previously, she was COO of Fore Solutions, a green building consulting firm acquired in 2012 by Thornton Tomasetti. Amy has more than 15 years of experience managing programs and projects in the sustainability field, and in environmental communications. Previously, she was the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Second Nature in Boston, where she developed a national capacity-building program funded by the Kresge Foundation to advance green building in higher education. At Second Nature, Amy supervised the development of the award-winning web site, The Campus Green Builder. Amy was integral in the development of the Office of Sustainability at the University of New Hampshire, and served as the Campus Sustainability Coordinator for Middlebury College.
Amy has published numerous magazine articles about earth-friendly green initiatives from simple at-home tips to on-campus composting alternatives, and co-authored a guidance document with the U.S. Green Building Council on green building education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental conservation from the University of New Hampshire, a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and also a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University.