State and Federal Policy Advocate, Healthy People & Thriving Communities
Ann Shikany is an infrastructure-investment expert and advocate, having spent her career working to enhance transportation and clean energy investments at federal, state, and local levels. At NRDC, she advocates for low-carbon transportation solutions at the federal and state levels and serves as a member of the ACCC transportation team—developing peer-to-peer learning opportunities and driving critical transportation interventions across the 25 city challenge winners. Before joining NRDC in 2018, Shikany served in the Portland Bureau of Transportation in Oregon, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Department of Energy. Her policy background includes infrastructure finance, congestion pricing, autonomous-vehicle policy and regulation, and women’s economic empowerment. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Kenyon College and a master’s in international relations with concentrations in international finance, economics, and energy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Shikany is based in NRDC’s Washington, D.C., office.