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Josh Sorin

Global Director, Climate Action


Josh Sorin serves as the Global Director for CPI’s Climate Change Initiative, where he leads a global team that supports governments and their partners in accelerating climate action through a systemic, portfolio-based approach. He has over 13 years of experience designing and launching initiatives that bring together leaders across sectors to tackle ambitious long-term goals.

Prior to his current role, Josh led CPI’s Government Innovation program in North America for four years. His team worked with hundreds of local governments worldwide to grapple with complex problems and establish partnerships with leading philanthropic organizations.

Before joining CPI, Josh led projects in KPMG's Public Sector practice, where he advised clients on strategy, change management, program design, innovation, and data/analytics.

Josh’s topical experience has primarily focused on climate/sustainability, public sector transformation, and government healthcare delivery reform. His writing has been featured in Bloomberg's CityLab, US News World & Report, and various other national outlets. He has also published several reports on innovation, organizational transformation, culture building, and public value.

Finally, Josh co-founded a digital language learning startup and a health-equity focused charity supporting the third-largest public health & hospital system in the U.S.

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