Green Festival Speakers

Johanna Gregory Partin



Johanna Gregory Partin serves as Director of Climate Protection Initiatives in the office of Mayor Gavin Newsom, where she advises Mayor Newsom on citywide sustainable energy, climate, transportation, green building and other programs promoting sustainability for San Francisco. From 20062009, Ms. Partin served as Renewable Energy Program Manager at the San Francisco Department of Environment, where she worked to help the City meet its renewable energy targets, focusing on the residential and commercial sectors. Ms. Partin has over 14 years' experience in the fields of renewable energy, microfinance, gender equity and sustainable development, and has worked both locally and in more than 14 countries around the world. Johanna has a Master's degree in Energy ; Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware and a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from UC Santa Barbara.