Aaron is an urban policymaker dedicated to finding solutions to the climate crisis and expanding access to affordable housing. He has worked for a dozen years on program and policy development to achieve smarter urban growth which balances equitable economic development with environmental conservation. He has worked on these issues at organizations including the New York City Mayor’s Office, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank. Aaron serves as Assistant Deputy Director in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, where he develops policies and technical assistance, financial, and workforce programs related to energy efficiency and renewable energy. Aaron has a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA and a BA in Political Science and Latin American Literature from UC Berkeley.
This program is open to students in the Luskin Undergraduate Program and Luskin Graduate Programs in Urban Planning.