Whitney Pitkanen

Transportation Technical Strategist, American Cities Climate Challenge

Whitney Pitkanen works on critical sustainability issues, including clean technology, clean transportation, and shared mobility. Her expertise includes developing policy and communications campaigns, assessing emerging technologies and growth opportunities, and building strategic partnerships. Pitkanen most recently worked as the sustainable transportation lead at Stanford University Health Care. She earned her bachelor’s from University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. in environmental law and policy from Tulane Law School. She is based in NRDC’s Santa Monica office.