Program Coordinator, American Cities Climate Challenge
Olivia Walker primarily provides operational support to the ACCC’s leadership team with some additional research and resource creation work for the project’s buildings and energy team. In her previous role as the program assistant for the City Energy Project—a collaboration between NRDC and the Institute for Market Transformation—Walker supported the project's mission to reduce energy waste in America's biggest cities. She holds a bachelor's degree in geology and geophysics with a focus in energy and environmental geoscience from Yale University. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Walker returned to Southern California after college and is based out of NRDC's Santa Monica office.