Opportunity Green Business Conference 2011 Speakers


Rohit Aggarwala

Rohit Aggarwala @NYCMayorsOffice

Program Lead, Environment
Bloomberg Philanthropies

Rohit T. “Rit” Aggarwala is an environmental policy expert, transportation planner, and historian. He currently serves as Special Advisor to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in his capacity as Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, and an environmental advisor to Bloomberg Philanthropies. He lives in Palo Alto, California. From 2006 to 2010, Aggarwala was the Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability for the City of New York. In that role, he served as the chief environmental policy advisor to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and led the development and implementation of New York City’s sustainability plan, PlaNYC: A Greener, Greater New York. Mayor Bloomberg called him “the brains behind PlaNYC.”


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