Hagen graduated from Columbia University in 2018 with degrees in Sustainable Development and in Creative Writing. He has cultivated a unique skill set working in multicultural environments and utilizes leadership and creativity as a project manager for Gothams’ various infrastructure projects. Hagen cofounded a non-profit that originated in Guanaja, Honduras. Throughout his time there from 2013-2018, he managed several projects with a local workforce. This included the construction of a hospital and a school, public health education initiatives, and environmental conservation projects to preserve local fisheries to boost ecotourism. The non-profit now has reach in multiple countries in Central America and Mexico. Before joining Gothams, Hagen worked as an ESG Coordinator. He created a sustainable portfolio and engaged stakeholders of a private energy infrastructure company with $2 billion of greenfield assets across the southwest United States.