Jamie Banks, PhD, MSc is Founder and President of Quiet Communities. She is a health care and environmental scientist with an extensive background in health outcomes and economics, environmental behavior, and policy who brings a multi-faceted perspective to her work. During her career, she held senior consulting positions at Abt Associates, CRA International, and ML Strategies, the consulting arm of Mintz Levin working with the health care industry. In 2007, she turned her attention to environmental health and climate change, first founding Planet Rewards, a company pioneering a corporate platform to promote eco-friendly behaviors and then founding Quiet Communities in 2013, to help find solutions to problems of harmful noise and pollution affecting communities. In addition to her role at Quiet Communities, she chairs the Noise & Health Committee at the American Health Association (APHA) and is leading efforts to develop policy statements around noise and related pollution. The first APHA policy statement, Noise as a Public Health Hazard, was published in 2021. Jamie holds a PhD in Social Policy/Health Economics (University of Kent, UK), and earned Masters’ degrees from Dartmouth Medical School and MIT.