Sadie Wilson

Meet Sadie

As the Director of Planning and Research at Greenbelt Alliance, Sadie Wilson manages our Resilience Hotspots work, advocates for climate-smart planning and policies in the East Bay, and conducts research to make the Bay Area more resilient to a changing climate.

Sadie (she/her) brings a background in urban planning, equitable climate adaptation, and innovative public finance solutions to the role of Director of Planning and Research. Before coming to Greenbelt Alliance, Sadie completed her Masters in City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley where she contributed to a broad range of research efforts with Bay Area institutions, including the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development CommissionThe Center for Cities and Schools, and The Terner Center. Before going to graduate school, Sadie worked at an Oakland-based consulting firm, Economic & Planning Systems, where she worked on housing, transit, and open space analyses for communities throughout the state.

She currently holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz.  

Outside of work, Sadie enjoys going on neighborhood walks with her dog, Zombie, tending to the garden, and drinking too much coffee.

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