Leandra Davis is the Executive Director of Planning, Design and Construction at the California Institute of Technology. She recently joined Caltech after 16 years at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering. Leandra is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, and coordination of the Facilities team who provides planning, design, engineering, and construction services to Caltech. Leandra's team is currently designing or building two new buildings, Resnick Sustainability Center and the Center for Quantum Precision Measurement (CQPM) and is managing 50+ laboratory and building renovations. Caltech's campus has 200 buildings totaling 4.5M GSF across 130 acres.
While in Philadelphia, Leandra received three Penn Models of Excellence Awards, was recently a Trustee on the Board of the Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia and Co-Chair to the House and Grounds Committee and has served on the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Property Committee. Leandra has a MS in Organizational Dynamics, Leading and Managing Through Change from Penn, BS from Drexel in Interiors, an Executive Certificate in Business from Wharton, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.