• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Priya Zachariah

City of Houston

Chief Resilience & Sustainability Officer

Priya Zachariah is the Chief Resilience and Sustainability Officer for the City of Houston leading the Mayor’s Office of Resilience and Sustainability. She has a bachelor’s in architecture and a master’s in urban and regional planning. She has over twenty years of experience in project management, program development, building design, land use, and transit planning and development, having worked in south and southeast Asia and the Middle East before moving to the United States. While she is not a native Houstonian, she and her family have lived in Houston for over ten years and consider themselves to be proud Houstonians for life.

Sessions With Priya Zachariah

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 10:00am - 10:30am (CST) / 08/mar/2023 04:00 pm - 08/mar/2023 04:30 pm

    Adaptation and Climate Resilience

    We are witnessing a global rise in extreme weather events such as flooding, drought and heat waves. Climate change is having a variety of effects in different regions. Growing attention and investment is being directed to adaptation. What are different countries and regions doing to adapt to climate change? How will technology, policy and smart design combine to make the world more climate resilient?  

Thursday, 9 March