Adam Freed

Principal
Bloomberg Associates

Adam has 20+ years of experience working on urban issues. As a Principal at Bloomberg Associates, a non-profit consultancy, he works with cities around the world to implement sustainability strategies covering a wide range of issues, including energy, GHG mitigation, climate resilience, housing affordability, air quality, and solid waste.

Prior to joining Bloomberg Associates, Adam was the Deputy Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy’s Global Water Program, where he worked with cities in 30+ countries to have safe, sustainable, and reliable water supplies and developed financing strategies for natural infrastructure solutions. From 2008-2012, he served as Deputy and Acting Director of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, overseeing the implementation of PlaNYC and related sustainability initiatives.

Adam is a Lecturer at Columbia University and a member of the NYC Water Board. He is on the Board of ioby and an External Advisor to Fannie Mae.

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