Elle Ramel

What they do: Director of Development
Where they do it: Farpoint Development
How they contribute: Guest Speaker

Elle is a Strategic Partnerships Associate for City Digital at UI LABS. In this role, Elle manages strategic partnerships including corporate business development and outreach to the architecture, engineering and construction community. She also facilitates best-practice sharing with additional cities. Prior to joining UI LABS, Elle was the Urban Computation Lead at PositivEnergy Practice, where she helped to design digital urban planning tools to help stakeholders make more informed decisions about land use.

Previously, she was an Economic Policy Associate in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at the City of Chicago, where she worked on financial issues and economic development, including infrastructure, corporate recruitment, job growth, food business, innovation spaces, and land use. Elle is the Curator of the Chicago Global Shapers hub, a leadership program affiliated with the World Economic Forum.