Armeen Neshat, AICP Candidate

Young & Emerging Planners Co-Director

Young & Emerging Planners Committee

Project Manager
Skid Row Housing Trust

Armeen is a planner passionate about the intersection of affordable housing and local infrastructure, and is focused on ways to ensure planning decisions serve disadvantaged communities.

He is currently a Project Manager with the Skid Row Housing Trust as part of their Real Estate Development team. His most recent experience was as a Transportation Planner with HNTB Corporation, where he contributed to LA Metro’s Sepulveda Transit Corridor Feasibility Study. Prior to that he held a graduate student fellowship with Metro’s Office of Extraordinary Innovation, where he researched various elements of the agency’s Strategic Plan update and helped evaluate unsolicited proposals from the private sector. His previous non-planning experience includes serving with Teach for America in Tulsa Public Schools, and working at a local civil rights law firm in Los Angeles.

Armeen holds both a Master of Planning and a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics from Hendrix College. He is currently an AICP candidate, and will obtain full AICP certification in 2020.