Dave HamptonSenior Resiliency & Climate Adaptation Planner

Dave Hampton is a Senior Resiliency and Climate Adaptation Planner with LimnoTech. Dave co-leads program support for USACE ERDC Engineering with Nature® (EWN)®. He also supports waterfront (re)development, urban parks, and other community-based resilience and climate adaptation projects typically comprised of interdisciplinary teams. Dave’s work requires team coordination and the integration of design engineering, concept design, visualization, and natural infrastructure (NI) / nature-based solutions (NBS) subject matter expertise.

Dave has 25 years of experience as a planner and architect and is an expert in coastal resilience and ecological approaches, including nature-based solutions. He is a leader in the climate change adaptation community and has implemented over 50 built projects. Dave has guided international and U.S. clients through energy efficiency, post-disaster recovery, long-term development, climate resilience, and adaptation strategies for inland, riverine, and coastal zone assets, systems, and buildings. As a Latino practitioner fluent in Spanish, he has prioritized helping communities of color and other at-risk populations turn climate vulnerabilities into opportunities for ensuring environmental justice. Dave’s projects include a wetlands climate adaptation plan for a Pacific Northwestern tribe, subject matter expertise for quantifying and valuing the ecosystem services and benefits of NBS for coastal resilience, and EWN® programmatic support.

Past projects have included U.S. municipal climate vulnerability preparedness support and U.S. county climate action planning processes; EWN® workshop support at a Puerto Rico watershed symposium; multilateral development bank-funded support to national government climate resilience and adaptation planning efforts in the Marshall Islands, Dominica, and the Caribbean; leading post-hurricane recovery efforts in the Caribbean for the United Nations; and aiding in Haiti’s post-earthquake recovery.

Dave is a member of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals and is a graduate of Virginia Tech and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Dave is located at one of LimnoTech’s other staff locations in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Tel: 336-775-7924

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