Amy Clipp is a writer and policy maker who explores ways to make innovative public decisions. Over the past 20 years, she has worked with NGOs, universities, and government agencies to improve processes concerning issues such as brownfields redevelopment, environmental health risks, and energy policy. In the last decade, she has focused on the restoration of Louisiana’s coast. A long-time resident of New Orleans, Amy has written all of Louisiana’s major coastal planning documents post-Hurricane Katrina, helping the state adapt to a changing landscape while making technical information accessible to citizens. Amy received a B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1986 and an M.P.A. from Harvard in 2010.