Originally from the United Kingdom, Fiona is now a citizen of the United States, passionate about her adoptive city of Chicago. She has a particular interest in architecture and urban planning, and is a LEED accredited professional in Building Design and Construction and a member of the USGBC Illinois Chapter. She has also held an Executive Position on the Auxiliary Board of the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
As an Economics graduate, Fiona began her career in the London fashion industry. She then pursued her creative calling, training as an Interior Designer, writing about architecture and teaching design. As the Stewardship Manager at Lincoln Park Zoo, Fiona is proud to apply her various skills within a prestigious Chicago cultural institution. Working and living in the city, Fiona is committed to the mission of Friends of Downtown.