Mike Savonis, currently a Fellow at ICF International, is an internationally-recognized expert on adapting transportation systems to climate change. He has worked with the World Bank, UN, OECD, and USAID. He was recently a lead author on 2 reports on infrastructure adaptation for the 2013 National Climate Assessment. Mike served as Senior Policy Advisor and in other capacities for 19 years at the Federal Highway Administration. He was a contributing author to Global Climate Change Impacts in the US for the Executive Office of the President and led development of the Gulf Coast Study, Phase 1 for USGCRP. Mike helped spearhead establishment of the US DOT Center on Climate Change and pioneered the study of impacts and adaptation there.