© 2018 Allan Kapoor

Allan Kapoor

EXPERIENCE

Environmental/Community Planner | Environmental Planning & Design 

October 2017 - Present

Leading an 8-county conservation, outdoor recreation, and sustainable economic development study for the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Designing a custom project management application to support the development of an 800-mile active transportation network in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Managing and developing the methodology for a data-driven greenways planning initiative for Allegheny County (Pittsburgh).

Supporting several comprehensive plans and zoning updates with GIS, policy/scenario analysis, and graphic design.

EDUCATION

UC Berkeley | MA, City Planning

Concentration: Environmental Planning for Healthy Cities

GPA: 4.0

2017

UC Santa Barbara | BA, Global Studies

Minor, Business Communication

GPA: 3.8

2012

SKILLS

SOFTWARE

Waterfront Planning Graduate Intern | Port of San Francisco

May 2016 - August 2016

Full-time, paid position supporting the Port’s Waterfront Land Use Update with GIS analysis, graphic design, policy research, and public outreach. The update focused on public access and green mixed-use redevelopment.

I produced designs for several transportation projects and helped facilitate meetings with community advisory groups.

Graduate Student Instructor | UC Berkeley Environment & Policy

Aug 2016 - June 2017

Led discussion sections, lectured, developed lesson plans, and graded all assignments for two 25-student sections.

Course focused on the interaction between the environment, culture, and political economy in the United States.

Specific topics included recovery and resilience strategies in New Orleans, as well as the implications of climate change on California's water management infrastructure.

GIS

Geospatial Analysis

Model Building

Image Processing

Data Management

ArcGIS Desktop

ArcGIS Pro

QGIS

Design

Cartography

Narrative Maps

Site Plans

Section Diagrams

Concept Diagrams

Branding

Report Layouts

Presentations

Illustrator

InDesign

Photoshop

AutoCAD

Web

Web Map Publishing

Custom Basemaps & Tilesets

Website Design

ESRI WebApp Builder

HTML/CSS

Wordpress, Wix

JavaScript 

Resilience Policy & Planning Analyst | City of Oakland, CA

Oct 2014 - June 2015 (Part-time)

Grant funded position supporting the development of the City’s Resilience Strategy with geospatial, qualitative, and quantitative analysis

Conducted vulnerability analyses of communities and infrastructure.

Organized several large public charrettes, and analyzed opinion data gained from the events to facilitate participatory planning.

Policy/Planning

Resilience/Adaptation

Sustainability

Green Space Planning

Active Transportation

Comprehensive Planning

Strategic Planning

Charrette Design/Facilitation

Marketing Coordinator | Dilworth Elliot Studio (DE+)

Oct 2014 - June 2015 (Part-time)

Marketing and business development consulting services for an emerging architecture firm.

I developed the firm’s media strategy and authored proposals and SOQs for the pursuit of major architectural design contracts with Lennar, Uber, the University of California, and others.

Project

Project Management

Budgeting, Scheduling

Proposals/SOQs

Research Design

Assistant Marketing Coordinator | PAE Engineers

Oct 2013 - June 2014

Marketing and project support for a cutting-edge sustainable mechanical and electrical engineering firm specializing in net-zero energy/water and LEED Platinum projects.

Authored all proposals and SOQs for pursuits out of the SF office and supported current projects by managing contracts and construction documents.

English Teacher | Sirindhorn Royal School, Nakthon Pathom, Thailand

Oct 2012 - July 2013

Developed multimedia lesson plans and taught English to over 400 Thai students at a Royal Charter School in Nakhon Pathom, a developing provincial city.

Collaborated with Thai and Western teachers to improve the department's curriculum and testing strategies.