Claudine Asbagh is a Principal Planner with the City and County of San Francisco’s Current Planning Division. With over fifteen years of experience, she currently leads a team of nine planners who process all the development projects within the city’s northeast quadrant. The area includes the city’s downtown and financial districts as well as North Beach, Fisherman’s Wharf and parts of Hayes Valley and Market Street. She has always loved cities and has a passion for urban life and the way design and economic trends shape our communities. An SF Bay Area native, she currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and their three cats.