Chief Resilient Officer
Executive Office of the Mayor, DC

Kevin Bush is DC’s first Chief Resilience Officer. He serves as a public policy strategist/advisor

with extensive experience building coalitions to design and execute award-winning initiatives.

Engaged in strong business, philanthropy, government, scientific, community development, and

non-profit networks. He has developed and managed diverse teams of staff and budgets of up

to $2.5 million to achieve change. Kevin has recognized knowledge of national policy landscape

and best practices in climate change mitigation, adaptation, resilience, multifamily housing,

infrastructure finance, public sector innovation, and planning at the building, city, and regional

level. A frequent public speaker, member of advisory boards and task forces, and contributor to

published reports. Kevin’s work has been featured in the Washington Post, Washingtonian

Magazine,, CityLab, and more.


Apr 30

April 30, 2019

Concurrent Session- Resiliency on the Waterfront

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Ballroom B

DC’s waterfront development in the 21st Century is defining the District as a true River City. DC has miles of land at the water’s edge that is more vulnerable than ever to storms and flooding…