FORA.tv Speaker - Sergej Mahnovski
Sergej Mahnovski is the Director of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability (OLTPS), where he manages citywide energy policy and oversees the City’s comprehensive sustainability initiative, PlaNYC. Sergej has served as the point person for the City on energy policy since September 2010. In October 2012, Mayor Bloomberg appointed him Director of OLTPS, merging the City’s energy and sustainability teams.
Sergej leads as team of engineers, economists, policy analysts, architects, and attorneys that conduct innovative research and manage key program on energy and climate. The team received the 2013 Citizens Budget Commission Prize for Public Service Innovation for the Clean Heat program, which is improving air quality in NYC by phasing out heavy fuel oil through innovative financing and regulatory models. OLTPS also oversees research and implementation of key climate resilience initiatives, working closely with FEMA on updating flood maps for the city, and convening utilities, climate scientists, and engineers to assess the risks to critical infrastructure and evaluate cost effective mitigation measures.
10.07.13 | 01:13:52 min
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