Amanda Soskin

City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development
Philadelphia, PA

AMANDA SOSKIN combines two decades of experience in operations and finance, primarily in the real estate development, global energy, and investment banking sectors. She has assisted companies in strategic transformation, portfolio management, and systems design. Most recently, she served as the design advisor in residence for the Siebel Center for Design at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she advanced multi-disciplinary learning and human-centered design approaches in higher-education. Amanda holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in business administration from the University of Vermont.



To fight urban neighborhood blight, Philadelphia is working to redevelop vacant properties across the city. FUSE executive fellow Amanda Soskin helped design a citywide approach to streamline the processes to more efficiently redevelop 4,700 vacant lots that are available for redevelopment into thriving community resources. Read more