Rohit T. "Rit" Aggarwala is an environmental policy expert, transportation planner, and historian. He currently serves as Special Advisor to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in his capacity as Chair-elect of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. Prior to joining the Bloomberg Administration, Aggarwala was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he mainly served clients in the transportation and logistics industry in the United States and Europe. In addition to work at the New York State Assembly and the Virginia Railway Express, he began his career at the Federal Railroad Administration. Aggarwala holds a PhD in American History from Columbia University. He also holds a BA and MBA from Columbia, and an MA in History from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. In addition, he holds an appointment as a research scholar at the Urban Studies Program at Barnard College.
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