Full Name
John Conger
Job Title
Director Emeritus
Center for Climate & Security
Speaker Bio
John Conger is President of Conger Strategies and Solutions, Director Emeritus of the Center for Climate and Security, Senior Advisor to the Council on Strategic Risks, Senior Advisor to the International Military Council on Climate and Security, and a Senior Advisor at WestExec Advisors.

Formerly, Mr. Conger served in senior positions at the Department of Defense, including Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), with oversight of the DoD budget, and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense (Energy, Installations and Environment). In the latter role, Mr. Conger oversaw a portfolio that included climate change, energy security, environmental remediation, base closure, and management of nearly a trillion dollars of real property.

Previously, Mr. Conger spent more than a decade on Capitol Hill in multiple personal office and committee staff roles.

He has a B.S. and an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.A. in Science, Technology and Public Policy from the George Washington University.
John Conger