Full Name
Diana Birkett Rakow
Job Title
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Sustainability
Alaska Airlines
Speaker Bio
Diana Birkett Rakow joined Alaska in 2017 and has led the establishment and pursuit of the airline's climate strategy and strengthened Alaska's Environmental Social Governance (ESG) program as a whole. Prior to her current role she was Vice President of External Relations. In November 2021 , the airline announced Diana as the Vice President of Public Affairs and Sustainability where she will continue to lead communications, government affairs and community engagement efforts with teams in Seattle, San Francisco, Alaska, Hawaii, and Washington, D.C. Together, these teams will work to grow Alaska's business, employee engagement, and legacy of responsibility and corporate citizenship. She will also continue to manage the airline's "LIFT" ESG program, including strategy, communications, disclosure, governance and investor engagement. Birkett Rakow chairs the Board of the Alaska Airlines Foundation, sits on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Science Center and is chair of the Board of Trustees of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.
Diana Birkett Rakow