Director, Resilient Coastal Communities Project
Mr. Gallay directs the Columbia Climate School's Resilient Coastal Communities Program, which fosters actionable, equitable solutions to flood risks along with complementary benefits like habitat restoration, job creation and more empowered communities. He also teaches water and energy policy as part of the faculty for Columbia’s Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development. Prior to joining Columbia, he held legal and policy positions with the NYS Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation, Hudson Riverkeeper and land conservation organizations in Maine and NY. He is a graduate of Williams College, where he held the position of Visiting Professor of Environmental Law from 2004 to 2008, and Columbia Law School.
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