Founder & Co-Chair,
Urban Sustainability Directors Network
& Deputy City Manager, City of Vancouver
As Deputy City Manager, Sadhu contributes to the overall management of the City of Vancouver. Sadhu oversees the environmental and emergency management areas within the City Manager’s Office including oversight of the implementation of the Greenest City Action Plan.
Sadhu is a founder and co-chair of the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN), a network of over 120 municipal staff focused on greening their cities, representing over 50 million urban dwellers in North America. Sadhu is also chair of the executive committee of the STAR Community, which helps cities and counties achieve meaningful sustainability through the first national framework for local community efforts and tools that measure progress.
Prior to moving to Vancouver, Sadhu served as Mayor Richard M. Daley’s Chief Environmental Officer responsible for the City of Chicago environmental initiatives. He also served as the Commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Department of Environment (DOE).