Alisa Kreynes

Head, Ports & Shipping
Climate Solutions & Networks
C40 Cities

Alisa leads C40’s Ports and Shipping Programme and is responsible for the development and delivery of a global strategy focused on reducing emissions from ports and maritime shipping.
The program is currently focused on the implementation of the world’s first transpacific green shipping corridor connecting the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Shanghai, and on the development of the recently announced Los Angeles, Long Beach and Singapore green and digital shipping corridor.

Prior to joining C40 Cities, Alisa championed and managed a ports energy efficiency program for the US Department of Energy’s Better Communities Alliance and supported the technical and advisory teams on the 2050 Masterplan for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Alisa also spent 7 years in Southeast and South Asia with an international electric utility, where she was responsible for leadership, project direction and oversight, business planning and development of critical power and infrastructure projects.

Alisa holds a BA in International Relations and Political Science from Boston University, and a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Southern California School of Public Policy.