Laura E. Aldrete Appointed as USA Regional Director for Urban Solutions at Hatch

November 1, 2023

Denver, United States, October 31, 2023 – Hatch, a global leader in engineering, project management, and professional services, is delighted to announce the appointment of Laura E. Aldrete as the USA regional director for our Urban Solutions team, effective October 25, 2023.

With a distinguished career in urban planning and consulting, including her most recent role as Executive Director, Community Planning & Development, and Deputy Mayor for the City and County of Denver, Laura brings a wealth of expertise to her new position. In her role, she will oversee the entire USA Urban Solutions team, reinforcing Hatch's commitment to enhancing positive urban development and sustainable infrastructure in the United States.

Laura's professional background includes a track record of effectively managing both private profit and loss centers and government agencies, a proven ability to advance organizational vision and strategy, and a deep understanding of both public and private sector planning and development.

Laura holds Master of Arts degrees in Urban Planning and Latin American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her commitment to urban solutions is further evidenced through her extensive involvement in esteemed organizations such as the Biennial of the Americas and the Urban Land Institute.

James Moore, managing director for Urban Solutions at Hatch, expressed his enthusiasm for Laura's appointment, stating, "Laura's extensive experience and visionary leadership make her the ideal candidate to lead our efforts to grow and strengthen the Urban Solutions presence in the US market. We are confident that her deep understanding of cities and urban environments, her long-term track record of success, and her professional expertise will contribute significantly to our mission of helping our public and private clients envision, plan, and design equitable and sustainable communities across the United States."

Hatch is excited to welcome Laura E. Aldrete to the team and looks forward to the positive impact she will undoubtedly have on urban development initiatives across the United States.

For more information, please contact:

Lindsay Janca
Global Director, Public Relations
Tel: +1 905 403 4199

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