Climate Resilience Consulting Works with Clients to Build Resilience to Climate Stresses and Shocks. 

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Urban Adaptation Assessment, ND-GAIN

Created Urban Adaptation Assessment national advisor convening as capstone event launching assessment to 260 US cities.

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Perkins +Will

Designed and led training in resilience finance fundamentals, design professional opportunities to influence finance, and related trends in the finance industry.  Part of P+W Resilience Lab platform partnership with 100 Resilient Cities and proffered professional continuing education units, CEU.

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The Kresge Foundation Climate Adaptation Portfolio Review. Analyzed the current state of the U.S. adaptation field, identifying emerging opportunities and recommending a go-forward strategy, based on insights from resilience experts.  In partnership with Four Twenty Seven, Inc. and Susanne Moser Research and Consulting. Report: Rising to the Challenge, Together

100 Resilient Cities

100RC Resilience Federal Policy Platform.  to determine key federal policy infrastructure resilience barriers and opportunities and to create infrastructure resilience policy plank. In partnership with Enterprise Community Partners and Georgetown Climate Center. Safer &  Stronger Cities - Strategies for Advocating for Federal Resilience Policy

The World Bank

Market Trends and Investor Landscape Analysis for a Global Resilience Investment Fund. Performed investor survey to support the feasibility study of a Fund to catalyze and leverage private capital. Investigated innovative debt and equity investment tools for natural hazard, infrastructure, and small and medium sized enterprise resilience investments.  In partnership with Four Twenty Seven Inc. 

Bay Area Resilient by Design

Finance advisory RFP. Created to guide Bay Area resilience development project funding and finance to help design teams understand their financing options, influencing project and design decisions.

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Adaptation and Resilience Trust Fund. Set a framework to create resilience resources for the New York, New Jersey Connecticut region. In partnership with an independent contractor. Report

Transportation Research Board

National Cooperative Highway Research Program national summit and systems resilience guide. Informing State Departments of Transportation resilience, including for social equity. In partnership with WSP.


Financing Urban Resilience: A Blueprint for Action. Developed and delivered a Bellagio, Italy Center convening and action plan to influence credit rating agencies and insurers to bolster resilience through modified policies, procedures and funding streams.  In partnership with the Institute for Sustainable Communities. Public Report

Institute for Building Technology and Safety

Institutional resilience building.Recommending new resilience service areas through institution discovery, elucidating US resilience trends and partner investigations. Expert counsel to National League of Cities Small City resilience advisory.

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Resilience benefit screen. Working with global non profit to create social impact fund's resilience assessment that will privilege investments that offer resilience risk mitigation and opportunity in least developed countries.


Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network. Working with 9 cities to promote, design, and implement urban infrastructure, especially related to traditional and  innovative project finance.  In partnership with Arizona State University.

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Urban Land Institute Advisory Panel Chair for Miami living shoreline stormwater management

LA SAFE Louisiana Strategic Adaptation for Future Environments Flood coastal planning in the face of catastrophic land loss and increasing flood risk

FEMA Innovative Financing Solutions for Minot, ND

The North America City Climate Summit's technology and innovation workshop for UI Labs

Arizona State University for executive training in adaptation and resilience

Global Adaptation and Resilience Investment work group for resilience measurement 

Board Director:

  • American Society of Adaptation Professionals
  • Anthropocene Alliance
  • Illinois Green Alliance 
  • Resilience Brokers Programme