Jon works at the intersection of urban sustainability, climate change, and strategic planning, serving leading U.S. cities and their philanthropic and nonprofit partners. He has supported Boston, Denver, San Francisco, and other U.S. cities with climate change planning, clean energy policy, and strategic planning for environment departments and initiatives and designed content for global learning exchanges for city planners, including the U.S. Department of State and Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Our Cities, Our Climate program. Jon has provided research, analysis, and strategy support to major funders and nonprofit partners supporting city action on climate change and renewable energy, including Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, and the Kresge, Energy, and Summit Foundations. He has also led organizational strategy processes for environmental NGOs, government programs, and others; advised Fortune 1000 firms on sustainability strategy and greenhouse gas management; and provided clean energy consulting and training to policymakers from more than 20 national governments around the world.
Jon is a Certified Environmental Professional in Greenhouse Gas Quantification (EP(GHG)) and holds a master’s degree in environmental policy from Tufts University. Prior to Cadmus, he supported energy and climate planning initiatives at the City of Medford, Massachusetts and the international urban sustainability nonprofit ICLEI.