Chief Resilience Officers

Chief Resilience Officers
The role of the newest position in local government is already changing.
Christopher Swope August 4, 2017

Mexico City will serve as both host and laboratory for the second annual summit for chief resilience officers, according to the Rockefeller Foundation. 

November 10, 2015

The newly created position would help the modest-sized capital brace for a wide range of natural and manmade shocks, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says. 

October 28, 2015

The first CRO summit highlighted valuable lessons, including the importance of idea sharing among cities and scanning the globe for resilience solutions, the Rockefeller Foundation says. 

December 18, 2014

Jeff Hebert’s portfolio will include flood mitigation, coastal restoration and many other things, the Times-Picayune reports. 

November 26, 2014

The ancient Lebanese city will rely on Tony Sfier to help it tackle its most serious challenges in millennia, Guardian Cities reports.

September 1, 2014

The California city has named Victoria Salinas, who has extensive experience in disaster recovery, to spearhead a citywide resilience strategy, according to the mayor’s office.

August 18, 2014

Colombia’s first chief resilience officer is strongly influenced by his experiences working on social justice in South Africa, the Rockefeller Foundation says.

June 10, 2014

Medellín is to craft a citywide resilience strategy with assistance from the Rockefeller Foundation, according to Urb. im.

April 14, 2014
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