Heather Bromfield comes to Strategic Economics from the academic non-profit sector. She has a background in mixed-methods affordable housing research and policy with an emphasis on racial and social justice. At Strategic Economics her recent projects have included policy analyses of housing and land use in Solano County and the economic development implementation plan for Culver City.
Heather was previously a Fulbright scholar in São Paulo, Brazil where she studied participatory planning in areas designated for affordable housing development and preservation. She has extensive research experience in GIS analysis for measuring socio-spatial equity and opportunity, and coverage of her research has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Business Times. She holds a Master of City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley, where she focused on housing and economic development, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. Heather is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.
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