Heavy-Duty Vehicles Program Director and San Francisco Managing Director
Ray Minjares is the Heavy-Duty Vehicles Program Director at the International Council on Clean Transportation. With 20 years of experience in environment, energy, and transportation policy, he oversees more than two dozen research staff supporting the deployment of zero-emission trucks and buses in Europe, North America, China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, and South Africa. In 2018 he co-founded the Zero-Emission Bus Rapid-Deployment Accelerator with C40 Cities. In 2017 Mr. Minjares established the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition. He has published widely on the global health and near-term climate impacts of the diesel vehicle fleet. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor´s degree in International Development, Environmental Studies, and Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles.