Aine Brazil, vice chairman and managing principal of Thornton Tomasetti, was recently honored by Real Estate Forum as part of the publication’s annual Women of Influence feature in the July/August 2011 issue. Out of more than 200 nominations, Ms. Brazil was one of 51 selected whose accomplishments were recognized.
• One of the industry’s most celebrated structural engineers, Ms. Brazil was recently promoted to vice chairman of the 550-person international engineering firm and is one of the few women to attain such a prominent position in the field. She is currently responsible for the design and construction of high-rise offices, residential buildings, mixed-use projects, hotels, air-rights projects, hospitals and parking garages.
• Ms. Brazil’s recent contributions to real estate development extend across the globe and include the Hudson Yards project and Eleven Times Square in New York City; Devon Energy Headquarters in Oklahoma City; and the Soyak Tower in Istanbul, Turkey.
• In her new role as vice chairman and a member of the executive board of Thornton Tomasetti, Ms. Brazil will continue to foster development of innovative and cutting-edge design practices and project delivery methodology, which also leads to improving the efficiency of the company.
Aine Brazil, chairman and managing principal for the US region, Thornton Tomasetti
“I am proud to be a member of Thornton Tomasetti’s board of directors who will continue to advance the cause of our talented female professionals. At this stage in my career I believe that I can make a contribution as an advocate to help the next generation of our female professionals find positions of influence in their careers and more frequently a seat at the board room table.”
About Thornton Tomasetti (www.ThorntonTomasetti.com)
Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We fulfill the needs of our clients at every stage in the building life cycle through seven integrated practices in Structural Engineering, Façade Engineering, Forensics, Renewal, Construction Engineering, Property Loss Consulting and Sustainability. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is an 800-person organization of engineers, architects and other professionals collaborating from offices across the United States and in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
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