Senior Energy Policy Advisor, City of Portland
Vinh is the Senior Energy Policy Advisor for the City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability where he develops strategies to reduce carbon emissions while advancing racial equity. His career in sustainable development began in 1992 as an environmental engineering consultant. Prior to joining the City, Vinh was an environmental science professor at two Portland colleges where he taught courses on climate change and sustainable solutions. He holds a BS in chemical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MS in environmental management from Portland State University.