Saharnaz Mirzazad

Chief Deputy Director: Policy and Planning, California Strategic Growth Council

Saharnaz was the Deputy Director of Community Investment and Planning at California Strategic Growth Council overseeing more than 3 billion dollars of investment in infrastructure programs and community-driven policy solutions. She worked with local and regional governments to pilot new initiatives for bridging climate and equity goals including Transformative Climate Communities program. Saharnaz has over fifteen years of experience working in the public and private sectors on infrastructure development, climate resiliency, and community development.