Carmen is a global leader of Gensler’s Mobility & Transportation practice with over 20 years of experience designing and managing complex architectural projects with a focus on transit and aviation sectors. As a licensed architect and Project Director, she leads the planning and design of innovative transportation systems and buildings, exploring the ways mobility shapes the future of our cities. She continues her career trajectory devoted to working with both public agencies and private-sector clients on a diverse range of transit-oriented projects and emerging mobility technologies.
Born and raised in Panama City, Panama, Carmen holds an undergraduate architectural degree from Georgia Tech and a Master of Architecture from UCLA. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and certified Project Management Professional (PMP). As a regular bicycle and transit commuter, she is a champion of active transportation design that fosters equitable and sustainable mobility choices by prioritizing pedestrian and passenger experiences.