Amy Chester is the managing director at Rebuild by Design. Amy has spent more than 20 years in municipal policy, community engagement, real estate development and communications advocating for the urban environment. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Amy led an international design-driven competition to create infrastructure projects to address the physical and social vulnerabilities exposed by Sandy. Amy previously worked for NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor and has consulted for nonprofit organizations and on electoral campaigns. Amy’s area of focus for ERIC21 is post disaster rebuilding.