Joel Sonkin

Climate Change Specialist Leader

Joel Sonkin

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Joel is a Climate Change Specialist Leader in Deloitte's U.S. Government and Public Services practice. He brings more than 15 years of experience working on climate change mitigation and adaptation programs and initiatives, both working in the public sector and as a consultant advising public and private sector clients. He specializes in climate change-related physical and transition risk assessment and risk reduction roadmap development as well as organization-wide decarbonization strategy and implementation. As Specialist Leader, Joel is responsible for directing GPS' Strategic Risk Climate Team and is a key contributor to the GPS Climate Action Team. Prior to his current role, Joel held senior positions in local and federal government and led a Resilience and Energy Transition practice for AECOM where he led climate action and resilience plans for federal, state and local clients and served as a global techincal and policy advisory on claimate adaptation plans in San Francisco, Miami, Oahu, Jeddah, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Joel Sonkin