Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space, City of Boston
Brian Swett is Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space for the City of Boston. Over the last year, Chief Swett has led a variety of major policy and program initiatives in Boston including developing and passing a building energy disclosure ordinance, launching Greenovate Boston, a sustainability education and outreach initiative, and kicking off Climate Ready Boston, a set of climate preparedness initiatives. Chief Swett is now starting efforts to update the City’s Climate Action Plan, which is due in 2014.
Prior to his Boston appointment, Mr. Swett oversaw sustainability related initiatives at Boston Properties, worked for an environmental justice nonprofit, two socially responsible investment firms, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, and several offices in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.