Meera Deean is Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Planning. Meera focuses on planning and urban design harbor-wide, helping cities, public agencies, nonprofits, and other stakeholders think holistically about the waterfront. Prior to joining the organization, Meera worked at Utile, Inc. on a range of urban and strategic planning initiatives from block-scale developments to citywide plans. She is also on the board of the Community Design Resource Center of Boston, and was the immediate-past co-chair of the Boston Society of Architects Urban Design Committee. Meera holds a B.A. from Williams College and an M.Arch. from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design.