Erin Gill

Director - Office of Sustainability, City of Knoxville

Erin Gill serves as director of the City of Knoxville’s Office of Sustainability. Appointed by Mayor Madeline Rogero in 2013, she oversees efforts to improve the environmental, economic, and social health of the Knoxville community. Her professional experience focuses on improving the efficiency and resilience of urban systems and includes roles at ICF International and EPA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer. In 2014, she supported Mayor Rogero’s work on President Obama’s State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness & Resilience. Erin is vice-chair of the Tennessee Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and serves on the steering committee for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network’s Innovation Fund, which provides grant support for cities to collaborate to develop and spread high-impact solutions for advancing urban sustainability. She received a Master of Environmental Management degree from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and a B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame.