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Catherine N. Hurley

Strategic Planning & Sustainability Program Manager


Catherine Hurley provides strategic direction and management for Argonne’s Site Sustainability Program. She leads a cross-disciplinary team to address greenhouse gas emissions, sustainable buildings, water management, pollution prevention & waste reduction, transportation efficiency, sustainable procurement, and climate change resilience. Prior to joining Argonne, Catherine served as Sustainability Manager for the City of Evanston, Illinois, where she was responsible for implementing programs and policies to support environmental, economic and social sustainability for Evanston. She managed the City’s Climate Action Plan and sustainability performance management through the STAR Community Rating. Catherine started her professional career as a Civil Engineer, working for MWH Americas Inc. where she was a Supervising Engineer and Project Manager, and Resource Efficiency Management Group Leader.

Catherine serves on the Membership Committee for the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP). She is a Registered Professional Engineer, a LEED Accredited Professional, an ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional, and a Certified Energy Manager. Catherine has a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Dayton.