Lynn Englum is Rebuild by Design’s policy manager where she brings a decade of experience in environmental policy, sustainable development, community outreach, and program management. At Rebuild, Lynn’s work focuses on taking Rebuild's process to other cities for addressing issue or place-based problems. She also focuses on identifying and addressing policy barriers to resilience implementation and working to promote governance structures and regional coordination to allow communities to better prepare for the impact of a changing climate.
Prior to joining Rebuild By Design, Lynn worked at the World Wildlife Fund, where she developed and implemented renewable energy campaigns and strategies in communities and states across the country. Lynn's commentary has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, Climate Progress, and Sustainable Cities Collective. Lynn began her career at the Center for American Progress, researching climate and energy. She received her MA in Global Environmental Politics from American University and her BS in Public Affairs & Environmental Management from Indiana University.
Lynn is a cycling enthusiast who enjoys long bike rides and not getting hit by NYC drivers.