Kyle Diesner, Policy Analyst, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, City of Portland
Kyle is a policy analyst at the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS). He has been with BPS since 2003 and works on the Clean Energy team, primarily focused on climate change policies and planning, and energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. Kyle is in charge of both communitywide and City operations emission inventories. Kyle also serves on the core team for the BPS Workplace Excellence Committee, dedicating a portion of his time to Portland’s social equity initiatives. As a policy analyst, Kyle most recently led policy development for Portland’s new Home Energy Score ordinance. This policy, for the first time, requires sellers of single family homes to disclose energy information in real estate listings. Kyle has a BS in Environmental Science from Humboldt State University and an Executive Master of Public Administration from Portland State University.