Megan Clifford – Data, Metrics, & Tools Standing Committee Chair

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Clifford_2Megan Clifford is the Deputy Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Risk and Infrastructure Science Center. In this role, she leads a team of experts in delivering infrastructure modeling and analysis, decision science, and data analytics and visualization products to a variety of sponsors to strengthen national security and
resilience. Megan also leads Argonne’s Resilient Infrastructure Initiative, bringing together a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists to analyze and design the resilient infrastructure of the future.

Prior to joining Argonne, Megan worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, most recently as Principal Director, leading a team of experts in providing support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). During her tenure at Booz Allen, she supported initiatives to draft the first-ever National Preparedness Goal; implement Presidential Policy Directives; develop and redesign Federal programs; and provide technical assistance to Federal, State, local, tribal, and territorial governments.

Megan received a BA in International Business from The George Washington University. She is a current student and MBA candidate at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Megan holds PMI Program Management Professional (PMP), Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), and Grants Management professional certifications.