Christine Harada

Executive Director
Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council

Christine Harada is a climate and impact investing expert, and has over 20 years of success in leading government and professional services organizations. She was formerly President of i(x) investments, where she focused on climate-related investments.

Before returning to the private sector, Christine served as the Federal Chief Sustainability Officer for the Obama administration. Previously, she was also the Acting Chief of Staff and Chief Acquisitions Officer for the U.S. General Services  Administration.

Her earlier private sector experience includes over 10 years in management consulting with the  Boston Consulting Group and Booz Allen Hamilton; and building satellites while at Lockheed Martin.  Ms. Harada holds an MA, International Studies and an MBA, Finance, respectively, from the Lauder  Institute and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds an MS  Aeronautics/Astronautics and a BS Aeronautics/Astronautics, respectively, from Stanford University  and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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