Sarah Hazel

Chief Sustainability & Resiliency Officer | City of Charlotte

Sarah Hazel is the City’s first Chief Sustainability & Resiliency Officer overseeing the City of Charlotte’s Office of Sustainability & Resiliency, where she leads a team to deliver on the City’s mission to become a low carbon, sustainable city. Sarah has put into place policies, practices, and delivered on investments that have led the City to be recognized as a national leader; advancing progress implementing EV charging and municipal solar projects; and launched the Renewable Energy and Efficiency Workforce Training (RENEW), training workforce program. Before entering the public sector, Sarah spent seven years running national campaigns for a mission-based consulting firm, specializing in grassroots fundraising and advocacy, including a variety of national environmental organizations. She received bachelor’s degrees in Government and English and her master’s in public administration from UNC Chapel Hill.