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Brian P. Golden

Director, Planning & Development Agency

Brian P. Golden is the Director of the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA). He oversees all aspects of the organization and focuses on executing its core mission of responsible, community-engaged planning, and economic development. An attorney since 1993, Brian is a former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he served the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston. He was also the New England Regional Director at the US Department of Health and Human Services, a Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy, and a member of the Board of Directors at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. Brian has served as a US Army officer, active duty and reserve, for more than twenty years. His military experience includes duty in Bosnia, Iraq, and Israel/West Bank.

Brian is a graduate of the Boston Latin School and Harvard College. He received a Master's degree from the US Army War College and a law degree from the College of William and Mary's School of Law.