Mark Scott, MA

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Mark Scott is Critical Infrastructure Specialist for the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency. Marks career includes over 20 years in risk management in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

His professional experience includes work in environmental regulation, hazardous materials risk management, and critical infrastructure protection and resilience. Mark leads a program to strengthen protection and resilience of critical infrastructure in the Nations capital against all hazards. The program focuses on improving understanding of risk across all sectors, applying that knowledge to inform decision-making and resource allocation, and helping infrastructure owners and operators and District response agencies build capacity for security and resilience. Mark also represents the District on the DHS State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating Council.

Mark has lived and worked in the Washington D.C. area since 2008, having previously resided in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Charleston, West Virginia. He holds a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Pittsburgh.