Panelists & Speakers

Andrew Wishnia

Andrew Wishnia

Professional Title: Minority Senior Policy Advisor

Organization: U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Sessions: Session 2


Andrew Wishnia is currently a Senior Policy Advisor for Senator Tom Carper on the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. He has worked on the Committee for the past 3 years, including initially as a detail from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Andrew served in multiple capacities at FHWA from 2010 to 2017, including as the Policy Advisor to the Federal Highway Administration Administrator, and in the FHWA Office of Safety and Office of Policy and Government Affairs. In his time working at EPW, Andrew co-wrote the Senate Democratic Blueprint released in 2017 and, most recently, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA), which was reported out of EPW unanimously in July 2019. Previously, Andrew served in the White House as a Senior Program Manager at the Council on Environmental Quality, and in the U.S. House Representatives as a Legislative Assistant for Congressman John Yarmuth. Andrew is a lawyer by background and is originally from Louisville, Kentucky.