Anand Natarajan

Assistant Director, Mayor's Office of Sustainability, City of Cleveland

Anand Natarajan is currently the Assistant Director, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability in the City of Cleveland, Ohio. Reporting to the Director of Sustainability, Anand assists in strategy development and program execution, besides daily administrative management of personnel and processes for the office.

Since joining the City in 2010, Anand has worked on several Sustainability and Climate Action Planning focus areas such as Energy Management, Green Buildings and Sustainable Transportation. Anand serves on a number of regional energy and climate related advisory committees, as well as on the board of the local ASHRAE chapter.

Anand has extensive project and program management experience in the for-profit, non-profit and the government sectors. Anand is LEED-AP (O&M) certified, a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), has an MBA w/ emphasis on Sustainability, Organization Development and Non-profit Management, besides a couple of Masters degrees in Systems Science (Computer Science Dept.) and Materials Science (Mechanical Engineering Dept.).  

Anand enjoys doing yoga, playing tennis, photography and spending time with his kids and family.