Christine WeydigDirector of Environmental & Energy Programs at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Christine Weydig is the Director of Environmental and Energy Programs at the Port Authority of NY & NJ. She leads efforts to achieve the Agency’s ambitious sustainability commitments to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement and achieve long-term greenhouse gas reductions. In this role, Ms. Weydig develops environmental policy and programs to reduce the carbon footprint of the NY-NJ region’s airports, seaports, bridges, tunnels, rail systems, buildings and transportation hubs.
Ms. Weydig’s past public sector experience included roles at the US Department of Energy and the US Embassy in Baghdad. She has over ten years of consulting experience working for clients such as the US Department of State, US Agency for International Development, and the United Nations Development Programme.
Ms. Weydig holds a Master's Degree in Public Affairs, concentrating on International Energy Management and Policy, from Columbia University; and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University.