Program Director, Planner
Ms. Anton has been working in public and private sector sustainable design and development, urban planning, and policy development since 2009. She is the business development lead and Program Director for The Urban Collaborative’s municipal and civil works planning programs. She has managed or participated in large projects across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia from brownfield regeneration plans to nation-wide sustainable growth strategies. Zoe has served as primary and contributing author to numerous master plans, urban design standards, economic development strategies, and environmental policies. Prior to joining UC, Ms. Anton worked in Gabon on developing and implementing a sustainable growth strategy for Libreville, the capital of Gabon, which won the American Planning Association-International Planning Division’s Achievement Award and later she directed the country-wide program and projects around sustainable development including a master plan for Gabon’s national university’s urban campus. She manages projects for the Department of Defense, USACE, NASA, and several municipalities. Zoe’s work has contributed to projects receiving over ten national awards from the American Planning Association (APA) and APA Federal Planning Division (FPD). Her focus is on creating context-based, innovative solutions that advance social, economic, and environmental capital, and generate long-term value through capacity building and participatory planning.
Ms. Anton holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a Bachelor of Arts in both International Relations and French from the University of Oregon. She holds a Project Management Certification from the Association for Project Management and is a LEED Accredited Professional for Neighborhood Development (LEED AP ND). Ms. Anton also serves as an Associate Director of the Urban Design Lab at the University of Oregon and is an instructor for the U.S. Army PROSPECT program.
LEED AP ND