Randall Winston is Executive Director of the California Strategic Growth Council, a state agency that brings together multiple agencies and departments to support sustainable communities emphasizing strong economies, social equity and environmental stewardship. Randall previously worked in Governor Jerry Brown’s office helping to lead efforts to implement Executive Orders on Green Buildings and Zero Emission Vehicles, as well as international climate policy. Randall has also worked in the areas of architecture, urban development, venture technology and finance, including the integrated architecture and planning firm Foster + Partners before joining Governor Brown’s Office. Randall was a founding director at Causes, a venture technology company led by Facebook’s founding president, and worked in Beijing, China, both for SOHO China, an urban development and architecture firm, as well as Goldman Sachs Gao Hua Securities, a China mainland joint-venture with Goldman Sachs.
Randall received a B.A. in Government from Harvard University and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia.