Cody Hooven leads sustainability planning and policy for San Diego, the 8th largest city in the country. With recent adoption of a new Climate Action Plan, Ms. Hooven is exploring how transportation, green buildings, renewable energy, climate resilience, and social equity are included in the city’s approach to sustainable communities and transforming San Diego into a Smart City. Her role also includes engaging business in win-win solutions and connecting technology and innovation to sustainability. She is also a founding member and current chair of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative. Ms. Hooven has a bachelors in biology and a marine certificate from the University of Hawaii and a Masters from the UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography in economics, policy, and law of conservation.