Katja Bavendam

Design Engineer

Katja joined Sherwood with over 7 years of experience in various planning and engineering projects all around New York City, with a focus on transportation. She has delivered on large area-wide re-zonings as well as single-site redevelopments. A strong communicator, she enjoys project coordination with different stakeholders including city agencies, developers, consultants, and field staff. Katja is excited to shift her focus from environmental planning to civil engineering at Sherwood and play a different role in helping improve the city that she loves so much.

Fun Facts: Katja’s hoop dreams brought her from a small town in Germany to New York City when she was 19 years old. The also traveled all over Europe during her time as a professional basketball player and as part of the German national team.