The Water Food Energy Nexus and Sustainability
Friday, October 5 3:30PM - 4:30PM
AT&T Conference Center Salon D/E
AECOM - Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Mr. Lawrence has had the honor of working in government, NGO’s and the private sector, and is currently the Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for AECOM Technology Corporation. Through his extensive career he has gained a sense of how a lack of understanding about conditions and motives can prevent well-intended people from working together to address current problems and future probabilities.
Natural disasters affect regions regardless of level of wealth or preparedness. A believer that Mother Nature always wins, he has seen evidence that shows an inability to deal with disaster risk correlates to social unrest and peace in regions. Better urban planning and engineering is key to obtaining long-term benefits for both the rich and poor of any community susceptible to crisis.
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