Christopher Van Atten

Christopher Van Atten, Senior Vice President, M.J. Bradley & Associates, LLC

Chris provides strategic advice on air pollution regulations, energy policy, business strategy, and climate change policy with a focus on the electric and natural gas industries. For more than 10 years, he has worked with the Clean Energy Group (CEG), a coalition of electric power companies committed to responsible environmental stewardship, evaluating and responding to environmental and energy policy issues. Some of his recent projects include evaluations of air pollution control technologies, electric system reliability, solar business strategies, natural gas production and emissions, and various Clean Air Act regulations. Chris is also an Adjunct Professor at Clark University, where he teaches a graduate course on U.S. Pollution Policy.

Prior to joining MJB&A, Chris worked as an Analyst in the Environment Practice of Abt Associates, where he specialized in the economic analysis of environmental regulatory programs. In addition to economic regulatory support and program evaluation, Chris designed and programmed advanced websites for EPA’s Office of Compliance.

Chris received a Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he studied environmental economics, and a Masters degree in environmental policy from the London School of Economics.