Rhiana Gunn-Wright

Rhiana Gunn-Wright serves as director of climate policy at the Roosevelt Institute.

Before joining Roosevelt, Gunn-Wright was the policy director for New Consensus, where she was charged with developing and promoting the Green New Deal, among other projects. 

Gunn-Wright was previously the policy director for Abdul El-Sayed’s 2018 gubernatorial campaign.

A 2013 Rhodes Scholar, she has also worked as the policy analyst for the Detroit Health Department, the Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow of Women and Public Policy at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), and on the policy team for former First Lady Michelle Obama.