Ezgi Karayel is the founder and Principal of vEKtor Consultants. She manages all aspects of the firm, strongly focusing on brownfield redevelopment projects across New York Metropolitan area. She works with real estate developers and shareholders by developing strategic approaches to the environmental challenges of complex real estate transactions, regulatory compliance, site assessments, and remediation. Ezgi serves on the Advisory Board of Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast and is the current Vice President of the New York City Brownfield Partnership, whose mission is to provide leadership to the brownfield community throughout New York City. Collaborating with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation, the NYC Brownfield Partnership serves as the primary resource for information on brownfield redevelopment in New York City. Ezgi is the chair of the Partnership’s Scholarship Program and works closely with committee members to support students pursuing environmental careers.