Collette Ericsson

Chief Sustainability Officer and Enterprise Asset Management Lead

New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Collette Ericsson is the Chief Sustainability Officer and the Enterprise Asset Management Lead for New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Bus Operations where she leads the organization to achieve more sustainable operations and more effective lifecycle strategies and plans for its assets. Her work impacts all facets of this multi-billion dollar enterprise that serves 2.5 million bus customers each weekday with 18,000 employees, a fleet of 5,700 buses and almost 40 facilities. Ms. Ericsson’s responsibilities include the evaluation of bus propulsion technologies, alternative fuels and infrastructure, and energy efficiency improvement projects. Before joining the public sector in 1999, Ms. Ericsson worked in the oil and gas industry in design and construction management of major capital projects and programs in California and Hawaii. Her projects included utility-scale geothermal and cogeneration.