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Christopher Clavin

Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Adaptation and Infrastructure Resilience, White House Office of Management and Budget

Christopher Clavin serves as Senior Policy Advisor for Climate Adaptation and Infrastructure Resilience with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). At OMB, he is responsible for managing and directing the Administration’s Climate-Smart Infrastructure initiative, leading assessments of Climate-Related Financial Risk, and supporting flood resilience policy.

Clavvin also is an author of the Fifth National Climate Assessment’s chapter on the Built Environment, Urban Systems, and Cities. Prior to this role, Clavin worked in Washington, DC and the State of California on issues at the intersection of science policy, renewable energy technology development and deployment, natural resources management, and disaster and recovery policy, with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Federal science and technology agencies, and state energy and environmental agencies.

Clavin holds a MS and BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.