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Cassandra Bhat
Climate Resilience Expert
For over a decade, Cassie Bhat has helped governments and organizations improve their resilience to climate risks. She develops climate vulnerability assessment techniques and adaptation strategies that feed directly into core decision-making processes, allowing clients to incorporate climate resilience into their day-to-day processes and ultimately to manage climate risks internally. 
 
Cassie’s work has special application in the infrastructure, transportation systems, and community impact fields, where she has done some of her most innovative projects. She created the industry standard suite of transportation vulnerability assessment tools for the United States Department of Transportation, conducted a first-of-its-kind climate risk assessment for the province of British Columbia, and led a groundbreaking analysis of the business case for resilience investments in Miami Beach, Florida.
 
Cassie is a member of the Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Transportation Needs of National Parks and Public Lands and a is a friend of the Transportation Research Board Special Task Force on Climate Change and Energy. She graduated from Harvard University with a degree in environmental science and public policy.

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