Shaun Hoyte

Lecturer in Professional Studies, M.S. in Sustainability Management, School of Professional Studies



Shaun Hoyte is a sustainability professional focused on addressing climate-related risks and identifying the impacts and opportunities they create for our communities. Based in New York City, Hoyte brings over 15 years of experience in the energy and utility sector and combines practical, hands-on industry knowledge with technical expertise to design energy efficiency programs that maximize revenue and advance an equitable clean energy economy.

In recognition of his diverse market knowledge and exemplary performance, Hoyte was named Con Edison’s honoree for the 2022 Harlem YMCA Achievers in Industry Award. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Manhattan College, where he graduated with honors. Hoyte earned his M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University, where he continues to be an active member of the community. He is a member of the board of directors of the Columbia Alumni Association, member of the Sustainability Management Advisory Board, and vice chair of the Alumni Advisory Board of the School of Professional Studies, where he was the recipient of the 2020 Alumni Dean’s Excellence Award.