Manager of Sustainability
Natalie Berland, Bentley’s Manager of Sustainability, works closely with the Director of Sustainability to set sustainability goals and to create strategy to achieve those goals. Natalie helps works with students, faculty and staff to coordinate recycling, energy efficiency and transportation projects on campus. She feels that educating the next generation on sustainability issues is essential to making progress.
Natalie holds an M.A. in International Environmental Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, a Graduate School of Middlebury College. During her master’s program Natalie helped to launch a formal sustainability program on campus. After graduation she participated in a fellowship with Clean Air-Cool Planet where she researched Energy Committees in Connecticut and drafted a reference handbook. For the next two years she worked with the Alliance for Sustainable Built Environments, where she developed sustainability content, coordinated programming and organized conferences. Natalie also has a long history of volunteerism and involvement in the community.