Matthew Kessler-Cleary

Strategy & Management Assistant


Matt is the Strategy & Management Assistant for the Global Strategy and Management team at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. In this capacity, Matt assists in the planning and management of WRI Ross Center conferences and events; aids in the drafting and reviewing of proposals and donor reports; and provides operational support to the Urban Mobility workstream.

Before joining WRI, Matt was an independent new media consultant, whereby he assisted in the development and implementation of social media strategy for a major book launch. Prior to that, Matt worked at AmericaWorks for four years, where he focused on issues of economic equality, health care, and labor from a national policy perspective.

Matt studied as a Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). He holds a Bachelor's of Arts in history from UMBC.

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