Geoffrey Anderson  President + CEO, Smart Growth America

Geoffrey Anderson is the President and CEO of Smart Growth America. Named by Partners for Livable Communities as “One of the 100 Most Influential Leaders in Sustainable Community Planning and Development,” Geoff came to his current position after 8 years heading the Smart Growth Program at the US EPA.  Geoff is a leader in the smart growth movement helping to found the movement as one of the authors of the foundational 10 smart growth principles.  With an extensive list of publications, Geoff has served as an expert witness in front of the US Congress, and is cited by the New York Times, NewsWeek, the Washington Post, Fox News, NPR, and numerous other outlets and publications.  Geoff received his Master’s Degree from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment with a concentration in Resource Economics and Policy.