Climate Policy Manager
Ryan is TransForm’s Climate Policy Manager. He leads organizational efforts to strengthen and extend California’s climate program and ensure that it achieves near- and long-term climate targets, while catalyzing investments in sustainable and equitable communities. He also works with agencies, developers, and community groups throughout the state to design and implement transit-oriented development projects, quantify their emission and VMT impacts, and increase access to jobs, affordable homes, parks and green space, and make our streets safe for walking and biking.
He previously worked with Transportation for America, coordinating a statewide coalition to shape the federal transportation bill, and with Southern California organizations focused on reducing diesel pollution around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
He holds a B.A. in International Relations from UC Davis and a dual M.A. in International Affairs from American University in Washington D.C. and Natural Resources and Sustainable Development from the United Nations Mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica.