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Christopher English

Policy Analyst and Special Projects Manager

Chris is a Policy Analyst and Project Manager for Special Initiatives in Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Office of Intergovernmental Relations, a position he has held since 2014. Chris oversees several inter- and intra-governmental policy development projects that bring together federal, state, and local government, business, and community stakeholders to conduct policy research, solicit input, and provide recommendations to the Mayor on updates and additions to the City’s policies and regulations.

In his role, Chris serves as the Chair of the City of Boston Taxi Advisory Committee, the Chair of the Mayor’s Minimum Wage Task Force, and policy lead for developing regulations for Short Term Rentals. He is the Project Director for both the New England Regional Gun Summit and the Mayor’s Problem Properties Task Force, the Project Manager for the City of Boston Compensation Advisory Board and he facilitates the City of Boston’s presence within the United States Conference of Mayors.

Prior to this role, Chris served as the City’s Liaison to the Boston City Council in the Office of Intergovernmental Relations and the Mayor’s Neighborhood Coordinator for Dorchester in the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services. He is a lifelong resident of Dorchester and a graduate of Boston Latin School. He holds a B.S. in International Business and International Relations from Fairfield University and a M.S. in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University.