Claire Phillips is an associate director for the extreme heat resilience pillar of the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht–Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock). She leads Arsht-Rock’s engagement with the Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance. Phillips also supports the extreme heat initiative’s work, including on the topics of innovative finance, heat-related data and modeling, and capacity building for heat preparedness and response.

Before Arsht-Rock, she worked as a climate resilience consultant at ICF. In this role, she supported state and local officials in developing climate action plans, utilities and investment firms in assessing climate risks, and nongovernmental organizations and federal agencies in developing climate justice guidance. Phillips has also worked and volunteered at numerous nonprofit organizations, including the Congressional Research Service, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, FRESHFARM FoodPrints, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine.

She has contributed to a number of publications, including for the Environmental Defense Fund, Pacific Northwest National Labs, and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.

Phillips holds a Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies and government and legal studies from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.