Colin Wright

Colin Wright is the Northeast Communications Director at Energy Media, a project of Energy Foundation and Resource Media. Colin works alongside advocates in the Northeast to expand popular support for policies that will accelerate our transition to a clean energy future. Drawing on years of experience as a transit advocacy campaigner in New York City, he’s adept at developing opportunities to demonstrate power over decision-makers. At heart, Colin is an advocacy campaigner, with a background in strategic communications, strategy development, and government affairs. His career highlights include organizing New York disability advocates in a successful three-year effort to win a $5 billion New York State commitment to retrofit MTA subway stations to meet ADA standards; securing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s appointment of the first MTA board member with a physical disability; and spearheading the first New York State legislative oversight hearing of MTA construction spending in a decade. In his free time, you’ll find Colin exploring NYC’s food scene by bike, with his dog, Mia, not far behind.